Tag 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.

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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.

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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

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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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Strathcona Parkway

Strathcona Parkway – Highway 19 to Mt Washington and Strathcona Provincial Park

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Before the snow – Mt Washington

Just my luck to head up Mt Washington two days before the first large snowfall of the year…

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Clouds and rain

Bands of rain falling over the Comox Valley and Strathcona Provincial Park

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Strathcona – the big view

A close up view of the Comox Glacier and a wider shot of Strathcona

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Oyster River

The Oyster River under Duncan Bay Main logging road, near the northern crossing over Highway 19 and a bit of video…

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