Category Archives: lakes

Comox Lake – Over the dam

Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam Related Posts:Comox Lake – A wet fall dayComox Lake Logging Road bridgeComox LakeComox Lake – July 2016

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Comox Lake 131.996 m ASL

I’ve shot images of the changing water levels at Comox Lake over the years that I have lived here since moving from Ontario. Sometimes there is too much water and the Comox Lake Dam spillway is in operation, and sometimes … Continue reading

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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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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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Buttle Lake time lapse videos

A nice clear day at Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park – pretty, but totally frustrating as I wanted to shoot time lapse videos of clouds over the lake and there were no clouds for three days of camping. While … Continue reading

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Fuller Lake

Fuller Lake – Chemainus Related Posts:Comox LakeComox Lake Logging Road bridgeHorne LakeCameron Lake

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Highway 4

Heading past Kennedy Lake on Highway 4 – the Pacific Rim Highway Related Posts:Highway 4Sproat LakeUcluelet – a walk on the beachAmphitrite Point Lighthouse

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Comox Lake – a history of logging

When you get past the campground outside of Cumberland, you start to get a sense of the history of Comox Lake, and the importance of forestry (logging) in the Comox Valley… Related Posts:Comox LakeComox Lake – a bit of historyComox … Continue reading

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Whytes Bay

Whytes Bay on Comox Lake The community of Whyte’s Bay was situated at the northeast corner of Comox Lake, near Cumberland, close to the long-running and productive Number Four Mine. There were many families living there till the mid-1930s, when … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – July 2016

I took a quick trip out to Comox Lake in late July to check the water level at the forebay area of the BC Hydro impoundment dam – besides providing a great visual indication of the water level, I can … Continue reading

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