First trip up to the Forbidden Plateau area in the winter. Forbidden Plateau was once a bustling location for skiing on the island and I have met friends who used to ski here as children. Remarkable to find the ski hill abandoned currently with the chair lifts still looming in the wind. We drove up early Saturday morning […]
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A couple pictures to share from a quick hike around Cameron Lake up island, a brief trip to Vancouver and our staff Christmas party hosted by one of my fabulous colleagues.
Another day out hiking up near Mount Washington on Vancouver Island. I am beginning to really enjoy having the snow available up in the mountains to explore when we desire. So far no snow down in Nanaimo but tons within an hours drive up in the hills.
Embarked on my first snowshoe hike with the Island Mountain Ramblers this past weekend. We set out to climb Mount Elma which would require a 400 metre ascent from the start point near Mount Washington. The starting point was already at about 1000 metres so we found ourselves in a winter wonderland from the get […]