For full-sized copies of the maps published in Northword, see bvtrailmaps.ca
Blogs:

 

Mapping Charles Howard-Bury in Central Asia December 2014

The complexities of mapping an old book [2000 words]

(Published in Ripcord Adventure Journal vol. 1, no. 1,)


Atop the Telkwa Alps December 2014/January 2015

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, December 2014/January 2015)


Skilokis Ridge: Stairway to heaven August/September 2014

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, August/September 2014)


Naydeena Mountain: stunning views from "standing up alone" June/July 2014

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, June/July 2014)

 

Seymour Ridge Trails April/May 2014

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2014)

 

Holding Our Breath April 2014

Airshed Management Society works on the Particulate Problem [1200 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2014)

 

Canyon Creek: Groomed Trails, Tree Skiing December 2013

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, December 2013/January 2014)

 

Mapping To Highlight The Oregon Country September 2013

Text of a talk given at CARTO2013, Edmonton, Alberta  [1900 words]

(Published in the Bulletin of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, No. 144  Summer 2013)

 

Juniper Creek and the Red Rose Mine August 2013

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, August/Spetember 2012)

 

Where Do I Find A Trail Map? June 2013

Sources in books and on websites [500 words]

(Published in Northword, June/July 2012)

 

McGillivray's Map April 2013

Early hand-drawn map of the Bulkley Valley [500 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2012)

 

A Graphical Guide to Joe L'Orsa's 'History of the Babines' December 2012

Annotated map [500 words]

(Published in Northword, December/January 2013)

 

Fifty-Four Forty or Fight December 2012

How a U.S. Border Crossing Almost Wound Up in the Bulkley Valley [1300 words]

(Published in Northword, December/January 2013)

 

Ganokwa Canyon Trail October 2012

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, October/November 2012)

 

(Dis)Abled in Prince George October 2012

Barriers Abound [1500 words]

(Published in Northword, October/November 2012)

 

Take A Walk On The Hat August 2012

A bit of Bulkley Valley History [500 words]

(Published in Northword, August/September 2012)

 

The Silvern Lakes Trail June 2012

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, June/July 2012)

 

The Long Way To The Wilderness Summer 2012

Agreeing on non-motorized areas [800 words]

(Published in Geez 26 , Summer 2012)

 

China Nose April 2012

Northern BC's Yellowstone [500 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2012)

 

Confessions Of A Homeschooling Geek February 2012

A small tale about big math [600 words]

(Published in Northword, February/March 2012)

 

A Quick Jaunt In The Quick Hills October 2011

Trail map and commentary [600 words]

(Published in Northword, October/November 2011)

 

All Things Glacier August 2011

Research on the ice [1300 words]

(Published in Northword, August/September 2011)

 

Fireweed Syrup August 2011

The taste of summer [1600 words]

(Published in Northword, August/September 2011)

 

The Elliot Creek Trail August 2011

Trail map and commentary [580 words]

(Published in Northword, August/September 2011)

 

Not Eggzageratin' June 2011

The mystery of storing eggs [1350 words]

(Published in Northword, June/July 2011)

 

The Blue Lakes Trail June 2011

Trail map and commentary [470 words]

(Published in Northword, June/July 2011)
 

The Old Simpson Gulch Road April 2011

Trail map and commentary [500 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2011)

 

Treasure-mapping the Bulkley Valley April 2010

An inventory of special places [1200 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2010)

 

Outside The Comfort Zone July 2008

Notes From A Novice Search Navigator [1600 words]

(Published in Northword, April/May 2009)

 

Really Getting Out There June 1991

What draws us to danger, and why is it so misunderstood? [1000 words]

(Published in Backpackers News, November 2003 )


Eight Trees November 1990

A profile of the inhabitants of one remote, sandy canyon. [1000 words]

(Published in the NOLS Newsletter, February 1992)


Speaking To The Blind November 1990

Creating the story-level of a journey. [2500 words]

(Published in Pathways, Spring 2000)


Briefing For Entry Into A More Harsh Environment August 1989

Continuing to live your life in the basic spirit of wilderness travel. [1000 words] [background notes]

(Published in


Repeating What The Deer Have Said March 1989

Time was when a person could make poetry just by walking. [1300 words]

(Published in Camas, Winter 1994-95)

 

Why I Do What I Do March 1990

Reflections of an adventure educator. [1000 words]

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