Members of the Comox District Mountaineering Club did a three-hour snowshoe trek today around the ‘Lakes Loop’ – Battleship Lake & Lake Helen Mackenzie. A few snow flurries gave the trip a moody atmosphere.
Exactly one year ago, the CDMC trip had much more snow – here is a photo of the Wilderness Centre from Dec. 26, 2010 taken by Tim Penney.
Nordic ski trails in the meadows won’t be groomed by Mt. Washington Alpine Resort until the snow depth reaches at least 1.8 m. to prevent damage to the fragile ecosystem of Strathcona Park beneath.