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Bolton Expedition 1896
Cliffe Glacier
Clinton Wood
Comox Glacier
Comox Glacier 1922
Comox Glacier 1925
Comstock Mtn
Conuma Peak
Copper King Mine
Crown Mtn
Elkhorn 1912
Elkhorn 1949
Elkhorn 1968
Eugene Croteau
Golden Bullets
Golden Hinde 1913/14
Golden Hinde 1937
Golden Hinde 1983
Harry Winstone Tragedy
Jack Mitchell
Jim Mitchell Tragedy
John Buttle
Judges Route
Koksilah's Silver Mine
Landslide Lake
Mackenzie Range
Malaspina Peak
Mariner Mtn
Marjories Load
Matchlee Mountain
Mount McQuillan
Mt. Albert Edward
Mt. Albert Edward 1927
Mt. Albert Edward 1938
Mt. Becher
Mt. Benson 1913
Mt. Benson
Mt. Doogie Dowler
Mt. Colonel Foster
Mt. Hayes/Thistle Claim
Mt. Maxwell
Mt. Sicker
Mt. Tzouhalem
Mt. Whymper
Muqin/Brooks Peninsula
Nine Peaks
Ralph Rosseau 1947
Rosseau Chalet
Ralph Rosseau Tragedy
Rambler Peak
Red Pillar
Rex Gibson Tragedy
Sid's Cabin
Steamboat Mtn
Strathcona Park 1980's
The Misthorns
The Unwild Side
Victoria Peak
Waterloo Mountain 1865
Wheaton Hut/Marble Meadows
William DeVoe
Woss Lake
You Creek Mine
Zeballos Peak

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Charley Nash

1917 -

Charley W. Nash was born in Lee on Solvent, Hampshire, England. His family moved to Vancouver in 1925 where Charley attended Vancouver College. From 1936 to 1938 he worked at a silver mine near Mayo in the Yukon and then went to the University of British Columbia where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then joined the RCAF and served in England until the end of the war piloting Lancaster Bombers.

In 1945 he joined the B.C. Power Commission as an Engineer in Victoria. He moved to Vancouver working with B.C. Hydro and stayed on the Vancouver Board until 1963. Nash retirement in 1981 but then took up independent consulting.

Charley Nash took up mountaineering in 1949 when Bill Lash asked him to join a team going into Elkhorn, the Strathcona Matterhorn. The party consisted of Bill and his son Mallory Lash, Phil Wolstenholmes and Geoffrey Capes. Their ascent was the second of the mountain. Although not a serious mountaineer, Nash joined the Vancouver North Shore Hikers and was an active member of the group. Charley Nash enjoyed many outdoor interests and had a seasons ski pass to Whistler into his eighties.

Nash traveled extensively with B.C. Hydro visiting exotic places such as Bhutan, Bolivia, China, Japan, Thailand, Nepal and Afghanistan where he got to ski in the Hindu Kush mountains.








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