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Life At The Beach (Seal Bay)

November 18, 2016 - Although there is an extensive network of trails in the forested portion of Seal Bay Park, I like to wander around the b...
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Shades of Autumn at Seal Bay Park

October 29, 2016 - Seal Bay Park is a regional park withing the city limits of Comox, BC. The park is about 7 km from where I currently liv...
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Autumn to Winter

October 13, 2016 - I have been heading up to the Forbidden Plateau area of Strathcona Park photographing the fall colors over a period of s...
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Landslide Lake and Foster Lake

September 15, 2016 - I decided to do the Elk River Trail one more time as an overnight backpack this year in hopes of getting the sunrise pho...
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Mariwood Lake

September 02, 2016 - It has been a while since I made a trip to this lake on the Forbidden Plateau area of Strathcona Park. The weather wasn'...
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Arnica Lake Trail

August 28, 2016 - I left my place by 4 am in the dark and reached the parking lot at the Myra Falls Mine by 6 am. It was a long drive sinc...
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Abstracts of Strathcona Park

August 20, 2016 - I like taking photographs of landscapes with a wide angle lens; a lens which comes in handy in photographing massive clo...
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Mt. Becher & Boston Lake

August 13, 2016 - It has been at least 20 years since I last hiked this trail in Strathcona Park. The trail is accessed from the Wood Moun...
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Photographing Clouds

August 05, 2016 - When I did an overnight backpack up Jack's trail in Strathcona Park about a week ago, I couldn't figure out why I was so...
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Flowers & Other Things

July 23, 2016 - Everytime I hike around the Forbidden Plateau area in Strathcona Park, I always admire but bypass photographing flowers...
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Drabble Lakes

July 20, 2016 - I hadn't hiked the trail to Drabble Lakes in a few years and since the drive wasn't too far I decided to head there desp...
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Hairtrigger Lake

July 07, 2016 - Hairtrigger Lake lies in the Forbidden Plateau area of Strathcona Park. It was my furthest destination from the parking...
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Jack's Trail Backpack

June 28, 2016 - I was ready to do an overnight backpack up this steep trail but I still had some lingering doubts since my last hike was...
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Crest Mountain

June 22, 2016 - The Crest Mtn trailhead is closer to Gold River so it takes about an hour to drive. The times that I've visited here, th...
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Elkhorn Trail

June 18, 2016 - I had no intentions of hiking up to the campsite which is used by climbers to tackle Elkhorn Mtn however I wanted to get...
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Grouse Attack

June 13, 2016 - I was bluff charged by a grouse while hiking down a mountain trail in Strathcona Park. I came upon the grouse in the for...
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Flower Ridge

June 10, 2016 - I had a 7:30 am start from the empty parking lot. The temperature was already 15*C but I had no idea how it would be lik...
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Landslide Lake

June 08, 2016 - I did an overnight backpack to Landslide Lake along the familiar Elk River trail in Strathcona Park at the end of May. M...
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Elk River

May 25, 2016 - I had planned to do a steep hike up the mountain but last week I banged my left knee on a fallen tree that I was trying...
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Upper Bluffs

May 21, 2016 - I noticed that the forest had really greened up with ferns up to 3 feet in height in the lower part of the trail. The mo...
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Bedwell Lake

May 11, 2016 - The gravel road to the parking lot is a bit rougher compared to last year. There are cross ditches appearing on the road...
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Comox Lake Bluffs

May 06, 2016 - It has been many months since I last visited the open mossy bluffs above Comox Lake. I had a feeling that wildflower mig...
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Buttle Lake Bluffs

May 03, 2016 - I was in better shape so I hiked the steep Jack's trail up to the bluffs at the pond. Not too far from the start of the...
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Myra Falls

April 26, 2016 - On my drive to Lower Myra Falls in Strathcona Park, the sun was shining but the morning was cold. The temperature sure c...
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Flower Ridge Trail

April 19, 2016 - From the parking lot, I could see the creek flowing at a rapid rate so I knew that a lot of snow is melting higher up bu...
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The Living Forest

April 16, 2016 - I went for a short nature walk in the forest at Elk Falls Park where people seldom go and away from the noisy Dam constr...
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Flowers are Blooming

April 13, 2016 - Flowers are blooming in the forest of Elk Falls Park. I took a short stroll in the woods and noticed for the first time...
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Elk River

April 09, 2016 - I did a leisurely two hour walk along the Elk River Trail in Strathcona Park since the elevation gain is minimal and I w...
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Buttle Lake, Strathcona Park

April 02, 2016 - I spent several days in Strathcona Park since the weather was good. The mornings were a bit chilly at 5*C but it warmed...
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Seal Bay Park

March 28, 2016 - Seal Bay Regional Park is located near Courtenay-Comox and features an ocean front beach plus a forested area which is l...
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Bear Creek Nature Park

March 25, 2016 - The Bear Creek Nature Park lies half way between Campbell River and Courtenay, BC and near the Miracle Beach turnoff. It...
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Spring in the Forest of Elk Falls

March 19, 2016 - I went for a walk in the forest around the campground of Elk Falls Park. There are more people camping out; some in moto...
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Blue Heron

March 09, 2016 - I headed out in light showers down the familiar path which winds along the tributary of the river and came across a blue...
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Hiking the ridge trail

March 07, 2016 - There is a quiet trail off the main trail in Elk Falls park where I like to hike. Not far after the bridge which spans t...
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Misty Day at Elk Falls Park

March 03, 2016 - Today was a misty, rainy day when I headed into the bush to photograph Elk Falls and the canyon. I walked the regular tr...
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Elk Falls Park Suspension Bridge

March 01, 2016 - Elk Falls Park is probably one of the nicest provincial parks located within the limits of a city because of its stand o...
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