Category Archives: forest

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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Tenacity

The tenacity of nature – Comox Lake Decaying tree stumps are an example of how nature recycles material to feed new plants and trees. This plant growing out of a tree stump is an example of how a tree lives … Continue reading

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Tug and tow – logs

At tug towing a barge full of logs – Discovery Passage Related Posts:Pile driving bargeSun RubyA ship full of logsChooch–ex RIVTOW 548

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Forbidden Plateau

The remains of the Wood Mountain ski park lodge Record snow falls during the 1998/99 La Niña storm cycle broke records across coastal BC. There was so much snow at Forbidden Plateau that the Wood Mountain lodge collapsed,  ending the … Continue reading

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Comox Lake Logging

Logging operations near Comox Lake, between the BC Hydro impoundment dam on Comox Lake and the fish and game club. and a shorter time lapse video… Related Posts:Comox LakeA bridge too farThe bridge – Comox Lake Logging RoadComox Lake – … Continue reading

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Alberni Inlet – a dreary day

Alberni Inlet on a dreary winter day A person can look at a picture that was shot on a foggy, cloudy and wet winter day, and marvel at the beauty of the west coast. It’s an entirely different matter when … Continue reading

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Strathcona – Raven Lodge

Raven Lodge Strathcona Provincial Park viewed from Raven Lodge Related Posts:Fauxtoart – The way it isFilberg LodgeStrathcona ParkwayNo Coal

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Strathcona – Out of bounds

Out of bounds Related Posts:Winter reflections – Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayStrathcona – A coating of snow

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The Root Cellar

The Root Cellar – Filberg Park The Filberg Lodge and nine acres of beautifully landscaped grounds are located on the harbour near the end of Comox Avenue. The estate was originally built for R.J. Filberg in 1929, and became a … Continue reading

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No 5 Mine

A nice fall day in early October seemed like a great time to set off to find the remains of the No 5 Mine. It was a great idea, but one that did not turn out as planned, as I … Continue reading

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