Is this just basically off-trail hiking? Any route info? I did enjoy the comment about routes from the north - "but only Canadians would come from that way." (so you're not including those) heh heh. Wait til Eileen sees that! ;- )
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe