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Oct 1 – Seven Summits Trail Area

Oct 1 – Seven Summits Trail Area

Seven Summits Trail is a very long hike which starts at a parking lot on the side of BC Highway 3B close to Rossland. It is a one way trail and I believe around 25km long so I wasn’t planning on spending that much time 

The Open Road

The Open Road

  This photo is the view of BC highway 3B from the Eagle’s Nest ski cabin off the Seven Summits Trail near Rossland.

August 25 – Cornice Ridge Trail

August 25 – Cornice Ridge Trail

I was poking around online maps in the morning trying to figure out a day trip destination and I found mention of the Cornice Ridge Trail starting at the Bridal Lake rest area. I briefly glanced at the information page (https://www.crestonvalleytrails.ca/trails/cornice-ridge/) before heading out to 

Waterfall near Skagit River Trail

Waterfall near Skagit River Trail

I was heading down the Skagit River Trail from the Sumallo Grove parking lot in Manning Park to kill some time, and also to make sure I could easily find the marker for the Silverdaisy Mountain trail for an upcoming trip. Not far from that 

More Macro Photography – Strawberry Pass

More Macro Photography – Strawberry Pass

My older Nikon 24-85mm lens is the only lens I currently have with macro ability, so I make sure to keep it in my day trip camera bag for photos of plants and insects. Typically I like doing wide angle landscapes but I would like 

August 13 – Strawberry Pass Trailhead

August 13 – Strawberry Pass Trailhead

I casually stumbled across the “Nancy Green Summit – Strawberry Pass Trailhead” area off Highway 3B between the Highway 3 junction and Rossland while looking around at maps, so I figured I would drop by and take a look. There is a small parking area 

July 23 – Nancy Greene Lake (again)

July 23 – Nancy Greene Lake (again)

I wasn’t planning on going anywhere this week as the weather forecast was claiming rain in almost all of my favorite directions, but Thursday afternoon I checked the forecast and it looked clear up towards the Grand Forks and Castlegar areas so I packed up 

Fraser Valley Farm Views

Fraser Valley Farm Views

This was actually from July 14th after my previous post where I was checking out a trail in Manning Park. I returned to Hope at around 7PM after the park visit but still too much daylight left to go back home. I typically drive the 

July 14 – Around Dewdney Trail

July 14 – Around Dewdney Trail

This isn’t a full hike as I only planned on spending 4-5 hours out there, but I was curious to check out the Dewdney Trail from the Cascade parking lot in Manning Park as I had only been there once before when it was far 

Rhododendron Flats in Manning Park

Rhododendron Flats in Manning Park

I travel through E.C. Manning Park pretty frequently as the drive itself is pretty fun in my car, and I do also like to make stops in the park along the way. I’ve stopped at the Rhododendron Flats area a few times in the past