Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Frost & Ice

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Some photos of recent conditions beyond Paradise Meadows were received today.

Toward Mt Elma

Toward Mt Elma


“Three members of our Probus hiking club went hiking on Wednesday.”
The hikers went up Mount Elma, just past Lake Helen Mackenzie.

Frost Feathers

Frost Feathers


“This is how it looks like up there , lots of hair crystals.”
With temperatures around freezing, anything that is water saturated exudes ice in the form of filaments. (more description of this phenomenon here)

Walking on Ice

On Ice


“Walking on water. Great Hike.”
Thanks Jana for the photos!

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