My friend Mat and I made a quick trip up to Strathcona Provincial Park to hike the Flower Ridge Trail. I do not have a great deal of experience backpacking into the alpine, as I have largely traditionally done coastal trips. This was my second time hiking up and staying over in the alpine, following […]
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Along with the Island Mountain Ramblers hiking club we explored Rodger’s Ridge on the north east edge of Strathcona Provincial Park. This was a great hike and a beautiful day! As we do not do much alpine hiking this was a great opportunity to climb up on a ridge and see what alpine has to […]
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.