Take some of the gloomy weather that was around on May long weekend (of course) mix it with the sun disappearing behind the mountains and then blanket it in a Cottonwood explosion. The result is a perfect Cottonwood Storm. Advertisements
Taking to the air for a better look at the geographical features of Garibaldi Provincial Park and the surrounding area. It was a hot and kind of smoky morning in the Squamish valley when we headed to the Squamish airfield. After a short time we were on the runway and bound for the sky. We … More Scenic Flights from Squamish
Another Aurora experience for me this weekend. I was absolutely stunned at what I witnessed above me as I stood in the darkness and gazed at the beaming and dancing display of light and colour. I was out both Friday and Saturday nights. Friday night I shot a few exposures of the stars and planets … More Incredible night skies this weekend
Saturday saw a surprisingly sunny and beautiful day unfold that was not expected. Seizing the opportunity, I thought I would take Lukla on her very first blast down one of my favourite local trails, Rupert. On the way back I explored a trail I haven’t ridden before and discovered some interesting sections of trail and … More Biking in the sun, Hiking in the rain
Took a spin up around the lakes to a new trail to check it out. We found Girvin Gearsprocket for the first time and also discovered some new viepoints to keep in mind for photography in unique conditions. The dirt in the trails was perfect, and the forest was glowing green. Thick cloud layers hung … More First Spring(ish) ride
Its hard to believe that so much time has passed already. It feels like just weeks ago we picked up this tiny bundle of black fur from the SPCA shelter in Richmond and brought her home with us. I have not had a dog since I was a teenager and Tara the same. Lukla has taught … More Lukla is 1 !
Buds are appearing on various species of trees and plants around the region, small flowers and daffodils are sprouting and croci are already blooming. Last night I felt a familiar feeling, a buzzing vibration zooming past me. I looked up and saw hovering above me a hummingbird. The first sighting this season. I look forward … More First Hummingbird spotted for Spring 2016
Last night at around 3:40am we were abruptly awoken by the sound of rock fall coming from the Slhaney buttress. The source of the thunderous rumble was almost 1km from our house. This afternoon I went searching for the area affected and found the location of the slide and it’s landing zone. It was very … More Another rock slide in Squamish
Today was the final day of the 2015 summer season at the Sea to Sky Gondola. It was a bit damp and gloomy up top while we were up there, but that wouldn’t deter Squamish locals from attending the final day activities including live music at the summit lodge which was a packed house inside. The bright … More Seasons End
From a couple of winters ago, Goat Ridge bathed in colour at magic hour.