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Forbidden Plateau clouds

A time-lapse video of clouds over Mount Wood and the Forbidden Plateau area of the Vancouver Island Ranges

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Time-lapse: Forbidden Plateau

A time-lapse video of clouds over Forbidden Plateau

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Forbidden Plateau

Forbidden Plateau on a foggy day. Beautiful…

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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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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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Mt Becher

Although I, and many others, call this Forbidden Plateau, it is actually a view of Mount Becher. It’s pretty, and you can still see where some of the ski runs were at the Forbidden Plateau ski operation. The first lodge … Continue reading

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A December day

A typical December day for me – snow on the mountains, sailboats on the water and I’m walking around in a fleece jacket that is not zipped up. looking east, across Comox Estuary toward Forbidden Plateau   Comox Lake from … Continue reading

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A coastal moment – Comox Estuary

Looking across the Comox Estuary toward the Courtenay Air Park and Forbidden Plateau Two time lapse video shots from Dyke Road

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Forbidden Plateau – Dry and red

Forbidden Plateau has always been a bit of a mystery to me so I took a little trip up to poke about, and then later poked about to find out what I could about the name. Legend has it that … Continue reading

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Not the trail to the Browns

I was driving down Duncan Bay Main Line looking for the “new” trail to Browns River Falls when I spotted a likely place to try – as it turned out I did not find the falls but I suspect that … Continue reading

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