Category Archives: Strathcona

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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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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Buttle Lake – Ralph River

Buttle Lake with view of Mount Phillips – Ralph River, Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Buttle LakeStrathcona – Ralph RiverRalph River – a starry nightStrathcona Provincial Park – Buttle Lake

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Strathcona – Ralph River

Ralph River – Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Ralph River – a starry nightButtle Lake – Ralph RiverButtle LakeStrathcona Parkway

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Buttle Lake

Buttle Lake with view of Mount Phillips – Ralph River, Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Buttle Lake – Ralph RiverStrathcona – Ralph RiverStrathcona Provincial Park – Buttle LakeStrathcona – roadside waterfall

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Strathcona Generating Station

BC Hydro’s 65 MW Strathcona Generating Station below the Strathcona dam Related Posts:Puntledge penstock pipelineStrathcona dam spillwayStrathcona ParkwayJohn Hart Generating Station

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Strathcona dam spillway

The Strathcona dam spillway Related Posts:Strathcona Generating StationStrathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayStrathcona – roadside waterfall

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The road less travelled – Jim Mitchell Lake

The road to Jim Mitchell Lake Bedwell Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park is a very popular 12 km day hike – it was so popular during the last week of August that we decided to venture past the Bedwell trailhead … Continue reading

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Nystar Mine – core samples

You may have noticed the rows of sheds if you’ve driven  through Stratchona Provincial Park on your way to the Myra Falls trailhead. They contain carefully labeled boxes full of rock core samples from with the mines in the Nystar … Continue reading

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Strathcona – Nystar Mine

The Nystar Mine in Strathcona Provincial Park I’m not against mining as long as it is conducted in a responsible manner that protects nature – sadly the track record within British Columbia is dismal and there have been some notable … Continue reading

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