Down the Whaleback – Kamloops Trails
A long ridge goes from the top of Mount Dufferin all the way down to the end of the Sunset Trail, then continues on in a west-northwest direction down toward the dump and the sewage lagoons. A series of rocky grass-covered hills go down from the end of the trails, past an old DND fenceline. The shape of the ridge has been informally referred to as The Whaleback. I hiked down the ridges, then looped back across a series of gullies and benches to the Kenna Cartwright Trails, just exploring, and enjoying the views.
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Doug started exploring this area in 1976 and continues to follow tracks and routes wherever they lead, with the aid of map, compass, GPSr and camera. After many dead-ends, but also many discoveries, he chose to share this information.
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