Category Archives: Mt Washington

Whiskey Jack

Whiskey Jacks, (Perisoreus canadensis), also known as the Gray Jay, Canada Jay, are rather bold little birds that have become habituated to humans offering them food, and they will land on your hand even if it is empty. Feeding Whiskey … Continue reading

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Mt Washington – Strathcona views

Looking toward Strathcona Provincial Park from the base of ski operations at Mt Washington. A bit of snow helps to identify the areas that have been logged, and those that have yet to be logged. Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayMt WashingtonStrathcona … Continue reading

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Oyster River Fire Department Unit 43

Oyster River Fire Department Unit 43 at Mt Washington Related Posts:Fire trucks – Oyster River Fire DepartmentComox Fire DepartmentRural fire fighting water tanksComox Fire Department

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Mt Washington – snow comes early

Snow is coming early on Mt Washington – much needed snow that might be an indication of a great ski and tubing season. Related Posts:Before the snow – Mt WashingtonMt Washington – FebruaryStrathcona – a lack of snowStrathcona Parkway

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Mt Washington

A beautiful fall day at Mt Washington – I was basking in the sun while enjoying the view of the snow covered mountains in Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona – a lack of snowStrathcona – A coating of snowStrathcona … Continue reading

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The rain shadow?

It was raining on Mt Washington and Forbidden Plateau, but not at Goose Spit in Comox – this is a condition that is similar to but not the same as a rain shadow. A rain shadow is a dry area … Continue reading

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A bit of snow

A bit of fresh snow on the Comox Glacier and Mount Washington Related Posts:Inside, outside – Mount WashingtonBefore the snow – Mt WashingtonMount Washington – a vibrant dayMt Washington – February

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Winter reflections – Strathcona Parkway

A quick stop safely pulled off alongside the Strathcona Parkway to shoot a picture of the snow and the highway. Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayAcross the lake – Strathcona WestminComox Valley and beyond

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Strathcona Parkway

Strathcona Parkway – Highway 19 to Mt Washington and Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayMount Washington – Strathcona ParkwayComox Valley and beyond

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Whiskey Jacks – Strathcona

Whiskey Jack at Battleship Lake Also known as the gray jay (Perisoreus canadensis) or thief bird, whiskey jacks are bold little fellows that have sadly become used to getting a handout from hikers in Strathcona Provincial Park. This fellow hopped … Continue reading

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