The snow from a few weeks ago has pretty much melted here in Nanaimo but there is still plenty up in the mountains. Mount Washington had a late start this year but it seems they are having a pretty good late season with plenty of snowfall on the mountain. Hope the skiers and snowboarders are […]
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We had a dry start to our winter and did therefore did not get much snow on the mountains. The main ski hill on the island, Mount Washington, was closed till late January. We squeaked in a quick snowshoe on Mount Washington in late January, but the snow was scarce and we actually had to […]
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 […]