If you’ve followed the exploits of the hiking world in southwestern British Columbia, it’s likely you’ve heard of the Hanes Valley Trail. It’s without question one of the signature hikes of the North Shore Mountains, taking you on a rugged journey through some of the most scenic and challenging terrain the region has to offer.Continue reading Hanes Valley 101: What You need to know!
It was a sunny spring morning back in May of 2018, silent save for the sounds of birds and my bicycle, as I crossed the Hydraulic Creek Bridge in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve (LSCR). A ride up the Seymour Valley Trailway was nothing unusual for me, but this one was distinctively different. Continue reading A Return to the Eagles Nest Grove
If you live in Southwestern British Columbia, no doubt you’ll remember your first encounter with the Arbutus. It makes a captivating first impression, and with its multiple trunks, peeling red bark, and rhododendron like leaves, this is a tree that compels you to look skyward at its twisting limbs! Continue reading The Rustic Charm of the Arbutus Tree
I had heard from my father in law that there were plenty of eagles to be seen in the River Road area of Delta and the roads nearer the Vancouver Landfill, so today we set out to see if we could find any. We had made the trip out the previous year, but the camera I brought wasn’t quite up to the task of photographing the birds. Continue reading The Eagles of Delta