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28.12.07 to 03.01.08
NEW YORK, visiting Werner and Laurene in their new home town...

 

26.12.07
Ski touring in the back yard. This time this phrase is 100% correct. We started from our apartment to ski up to Grouse Mountain. It took us about 4 hours ...

 

24.12.07
Christmas Eve walk along the beach, something extraordinary at least for us ...

 

22.-23.12.07
Brew Hut Attempt for Christmas ...

 

Since December 07
We moved into a new place on Mountain Highway:

 

Our new roommate: JUMBO from Africa

 

16.12.07
Ski touring in the North Shore Hills. After we moved more furniture we decided to go for a quick ski run up the hill in our back yard. We left our place around 2 pm and were on the parking lot at 2:15pm. Here are some pictures ...

 

14.12.07
Work christmas party, once a year Seppel takes the tie out of the wardrobe. We played bingo and Seppel won a digital camera. Our old one is just breaking down so it was time to get a new one anyway. Actually Seppel went already into shops to have a look for a new one but he thought he should wait for the christmas party. And, it worked :)

 

13.12.07
Winter arrived in Vancouver. We went night skiing on Grouse Mountain. Since Seppel lost / forgot our camera in Whistler in the Brew Pub we couldn't take any pictures. Here is the link for Grouse Mountain with all the runs ...

 

8.-9.12.07
We took an avalanche course in Whistler ...

 

02.12.07
Well, Winter is coming and so my birthday happened. I organized a hiking trip with a bunch of friends and got surprised. Werner from Offenbach flew in to say hello. Here are some pictures:

More pictures are on Victor's page, it is one of the funniest blogs I have seen: Check it out ...

 

29.11.07
Vancouver is not a bad place to life. I got up early and drove up the local hill, put on my skis and my skins and hiked up the mountain. I got some fresh pow in and the views were quite not bad ...

 

21.11.07
Sunset high above Vancouver on level 58 ...

 

14.11.07
Winter is coming. Well, it hasn't really arrived. We can't go night skiing because there is no snow so far on the local hills. It snowed quite a bit already in Whistler (about 40'' = 100cm) but not here. For a ride after work it is too dark so we do night riding once in a while. What is night riding? Well, you buy or build a big head lamp which you can mount to your helmet. Since it is cold and wet during this time of the year you preferable have some warm equipment. I got some awesome Merino (Merino is a sheep) socks of Andrew's Mom, they are just great and warm. One day when I come to New Zealand again I will buy a whole box of socks. Thanks Meg.

 

04.11.07
Hiking in the Shore, Mt. Seymour ...

 

31.10.07
I picked up my skis with fixed bindings and boots from the store. Tried them at home... Now I just need more snow!!!

 

25.10.07
Pictures high above Vancouver ...

 

16.09.07
It is time to say goodbye ... . Our car reached the 222222 km. The transmission is slipping since a while and we are looking for a new one but BC is just crazy, used cars are so expensive. Well, hopefully I can post soon the new car. We bought our old car with 171000 km so we drove about 50000 km, not bad in 2 years.

 

14.09.07
Went riding in Squamish BC with some friends ...

 

28.09.07
My birthday party ...

 

20-23.09.07
I was in Germany for a weekend ... Crazy

 

06.10.07
I bought new skis...

 

08.10.07
So finally after almost living 2 years in Vancouver Kerstin came with me for a ride on the Shore. I guess she ...

 

07.10.07
After all day rain the sun came out and we went Inline Skating in Stanley Park ...

 

05.10.07
Snow in the hills. We got the first snow in the North Shore Mountains. Whistler got even 30 cm.

 

30.09.07
The rain season arrived. RAINFALL WARNING CONTINED. Nice. Five days non stop rain.

 

24.09.07
A dream came true. I was listening to them since I can remember to listen to music. I always wanted to go to a concert of them in Germany about 10 years ago. Suddenly they broke up so I thought I won't see them anymore. About a year ago they re joint again and went on tour again. Luckily we got tickets. It was a great show. Oh, the bands name: Smashing Pumpkins

They even played a lot of the old songs from the album: "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness":

1979, Tonight, Bullet with butterfly wings and much more.

It was a great evening and that on Kerstin's birthday.

 

some movies of the concert on youtube

 

22.-23.09.07
Riding in Pemberton ...

 

15.-16.09.07
Glacier School @ Cerise Creek ...

 

11.09.07
Our new tiltable kitchen table, thanks Mama and Papa

 

8.-9.09.07
Garibaldi Park: Panorama Ridge and Black Tusk ...

 

1.-2.09.07
Hike from Skagit Valley Provincial Park to Manning Park ...

 

31.08.07
Friday evening @ Whytecliff Park @ Horseshoe bay ...

 

26.08.07
We went biking in the Pacific Regional Park out at UBC where we used to live ...

 

25.08.07
We have a skunk (Stinktier) in the back yard. They look quite nice. Every evening it comes out and walks around.

 

24.08.07
I got a sun burn on site. Well, the summer wasn't amazing in Vancouver so far. During the week it is not too bad but on the weekends it is always raining, as long as I can remember (at least since 2 months). My boss called me: "Red Neck" :-).

 

23.08.07
Riding in the Shore with my new old bike ...

 

02.-06.08.07
Went to Laurene's and Werner's Wedding in Ireland, on the way I stopped in Seattle and New York. Met Tim and Uwe ...

 

19.08.07
Baden Powell trail from Mountain Highway to Deep Cove ...

 

11+12.08.07
Russel lake and Mt. Fissile ...

 

28+29.07.07
Whistler Crankworx Slopestyle event and some riding, bouldering and partying ...

 

 

20+21.07.07
Paul came from California - we planned to hike Mt. Baker ...

 

15.07.07
My first day of work

 

11.07.07
Seppel's parents visiting us ...

 

07.07.07
Christian and Seppel: team "prophets" took part at the Ripper...

 

03.07.07
Seppel went riding with Victor


 

 

30.06.07 to 02.07.07
CANADA DAY WEEKEND

We hiked Mt. Garibaldi ...

 

24.06.07

Chief Stawamus with Arnaud, Tim and Anna ...

 

24.06.07

Andrew's parents are in Vancouver at the moment.

 

 

23.06.07

Lynn Valley, via Hanes Valley to Grouse Mountain ...

 

16.06.07

Buntzen Lake with Anna, Amanda (and dog), Marc and two of his friends ...

 

10.06.07

Triathlon World Cup in Vancouver...

 

03.06.07

Lynn Valley hike with Judith, Anna and Marc ...

 

02.06.07

Third Beach (Stanley Park) with Judith...

 

01.06.07

Grouse Grind with Judith ... and Seymour Mountain with Didier and Judith ...

 

 

June 07

pictures from construction site ...

            

    

26+27.05.07

A snowshoe hike to Brian Weddington hut - with Judith and Anna...

 

20.05.07

Judith, Seppel's sister arrived in Vancouver...

 

04 to 14.05.07

SAN FRANCISCO, KINGS CANYON NP, SEQUOIA NP, AND YOSEMITE NP...

 

31.04.07

View from one of our sites in Downtown Vancouver towards coal harbour and north Vancouver ...

 

30.04.07

footing of a 50 level tower column was poured ...

 

29.04.07

Hiking up on Cypress Ski Mountain

 

28.04.07

new furniture ...

 

06.04.07

Three day Skitrip in the Squamish River Valley

 

25.03.07

Last day Skiing on Cypress

 

03.07

Shore riding ...

 

10.03.07

Ski touring at the Coquihalla Range: Zoa Peak

 

03.-04.03.07

Ski trip to Burton hut @ Sphinx bay ...

 

23.-25.02.07

Ski touring at Phelix Creek Hut ...

 

07.01.07

Long time ago I did some nice jumps, here are the movies:

Jump-1.Avi (14MB)         Jump-2.mpg (5.5MB)

 

17.-18.02.07

Ski trip to Brew Hut ...

 

10.02.07

Riding in the shore ...

 

29.01.07

A new building is going up in Vancouver. It will be my first building which I will inspect from the footings on. It will be quite interesting to see how it goes up to 40 stories ...

 

27-28.01.07

well, I think I don't have to write where I have been again ...

 

23.01.07

Night skiing on Cypress Mountain with Matthias and Dave ...

 

19-20.01.07

visited the snowboard and ski factory prior and got new fat powder skis ...

 

11-12.01.07

hiking up to Keith Hut ...

 

07.01.07

skiing in whistler again ...

 

06.01.07

skiing in whistler on saturday ...

 

05.01.07

friday night at our place ...

 

04.01.07

Uwe and Gusti from Germany are in town ...

 

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