October 28, 2014
by KapteinK
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Arctic Travels

If you can’t wait for snowy scenery, don’t miss the next community presentation hosted by Strathcona Wilderness Institute. On Saturday November 15, 7 p.m at the North Island College Theatre, mountaineer & adventurer Sandy Briggs will present a show about his Arctic Travels .

Baffin Sunset

Baffin Sunset


Compiled from several trips, the show will be a tour of some highlights of Canada’s eastern arctic, mostly sled-hauling on skis, highlighting the spectacular northeast coastal fiords of Baffin Island.
More details to follow!

October 30, 2014
by KapteinK
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A Fall/Winter Hike

Photographer Pam Davison ventured out into the snowy meadows several days ago & send some photos.

Mt Washington

Big Pond & Mt Washington


There were blue skies in spite of the snow on the ground.

Lake Helen Mackenzie

Lake Helen Mackenzie


Thanks Pam for the snapshots!

October 27, 2014
by KapteinK
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Snow at the Meadows

Winter has arrived at Paradise Meadows as of a couple of days ago – after a couple of weeks of rain, the temperatures fell & the precipitation changed to snow at 1100 m. It was a very short autumn! The snow level looks like it is down to about 800 m. elevation.