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[TR] West Vancouver - the traverse 2/24/2008

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Trip: West Vancouver - the traverse


Date: 2/24/2008


Trip Report:

There were a horrible number of spiders. Therapy might uncover the buried details of the climb but who has the time or money? Here are the pictures.



How can there be spiders in February?



the North side of the traverse in summer








February 24, 2008





























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Those spiders aren't the spiders from Charlotte's Web, that die off like clockwork every fall.


They are more like the facehuggers from Alien. They hibernate in the cracks until you traverse under them, then they jump on your face. If they miss, a sea lion eats them.


It's a short and brutal life but it has its own particular charm.

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Trip: West Vancouver - the traverse





This is only the second known photograph of the infamous Loch West monster. That is a full sized cow that it is eating.

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