Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Links

Weather:
Paradise Meadows (elevation: 1100 m) east side of Strathcona Park
Mt Washington weather station adjacent to Paradise Meadows
Courtenay (east of Strathcona Park)
Gold River (west of Strathcona Park)
Campbell River (northeast of Strathcona Park)

Mt. Washington Alpine Resort webcams:
Nordic cam (elevation: 1100 m)
Eagle cam (elevation: 1500 m)

Drive BC webcams:
Cook Creek Hwy 19 at Cook Creek Road, about 29 km north of Parksville, looking north. (elevation: 89 metres)
Black Creek Hwy 19 at Hamm Road, about 25 km north of Courtenay, looking north.
Gold River Highway Hwy 28, (Gold River Hwy) about 24 km west of Campbell River, looking west.(elevation: 300 metres)
Crest Lake Hwy 28, (Gold River Hwy), at Crest Lake, about 14 km east of Gold River, looking east. (elevation: 336 metres) (in Strathcona Park)

Other Resources:
Coastal Wildfire Centre
Avalanche Bulletins
Provincial Emergency Program Incident Summaries

BC Parks
• Ministry of Environment
• Strathcona Provincial Park
• Strathcona Maps

Hiking Information
• BC Nature Viewing Guide
• Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
• Coastal BC.com
• Club Tread
• Cool Trails
• Trailpeak
• TrailSource
• Vancouver Island.com
• Summit Post: Forbidden Plateau

Outfitters
• Great Canadian Adventure Company
• Island Alpine Guides
• Strathcona Park Lodge
• Tracks Outdoor Adventures

Conservation
• Canadian Geomorphology Research Group (CGRG)
• Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
• BC Conservation Data Centre
• BC Spaces for Nature
• Friends of Ecological Reserves
• Friends of Strathcona Park
• Land Trust Alliance of BC
• Nature Conservancy of Canada
• Nature Trust of BC
• Ecojustice
• UBC – Centre for Alpine Studies
• Vancouver Island Marmot

Education
• North American Association for Environmental Education
• Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training (COLT)
• Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Local Organizations
• Comox District Mountaineering Club
• Comox Valley Naturalists Society
• Comox Valley Land Trust
• Cumberland Community Forest
• World Community Development Education Society
• Strathcona Nordics
• Tourism Mount Washington

Publications
• The Nature Conservancy
• Island Nature
• Wild Isle
• The Marmot- Mile High News on Mt. Washington

History
• Beyond Nootka
• Above the Bush