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Category Archives: BC Places
In 1906 a group of businessmen chose the site for a new mill along the timber rich coastline of British Columbia. At the head of Cousins Inlet a large waterfall allowed the construction of a hydroelectric dam that would eventually … Continue reading
The Slot, the Big Ditch, or simply Grenville Channel. The nicknames are well earned on this long passage. On the maps it runs straight for over 44nm north and south and is the primary channel for all Inside Passage traffic. … Continue reading
We did not know the wreck was there. It was the opportunity for a quiet anchor and perhaps some wildlife viewing that brought us to Barnard Harbor on Whale Channel and Princess Royal Island. We spotted the wreck the next … Continue reading
Laredo Inlet is a beautiful place to explore. It is a bit off the usual north-south cruising route, accessed by the scenic Meyers Passage. Wildlife viewing, fishing, and great scenery, the area offers enough for a few days of exploration. … Continue reading