168 Photos - Dec 17, 2007
Photo: The west coast of San Juan Island.Photo: Crossing Spieden Channel.Photo: Spieden ChannelPhoto: Prevost Harbor camp on Stuart Island.Photo: Prevost Harbor camp on Stuart Island.Photo: Crossing Boundary Pass with Stuart Island on the left and Canada's South Pender Island in the distance.Photo: Bedwell Harbor - South Pender Island.Photo: Paddling north up Swanson Channel with North Pender Island on the right.Photo: A BC ferry in Swanson Channel.Photo: Approaching James Bay on Prevost Island.Photo: Sunset at James Bay.Photo: Campsite at James Bay.Photo: James BayPhoto: James BayPhoto: View from my tent at James Bay.Photo: Trincomali ChannelPhoto: Secretary and Wallace Islands - Trincomali ChannelPhoto: Trincomali ChannelPhoto: Reid and Hall IslandsPhoto: Pylades Channel from Valdes Island.Photo: Beach at Blackberry Point on Valdes Island.Photo: Campsite at Blackberry Point.Photo: Campsite at Blackberry Point.Photo: Ruxton Passage between Ruxton and De Courcy Islands.Photo: Approaching False Narrows.Photo: False Narrows with Mudge Island on the left and Gabriola Island on the right.Photo: Approaching Nanaimo thru Northumberland Channel.Photo: BC ferry docking near Jack Point.Photo: Newcastle Island at Nanaimo.Photo: Newcastle IslandPhoto: Passenger ferry to Nanaimo from Newcastle Island.Photo: View from Nanaimo with Newcastle Island on the left and Protection Island on the right.Photo: Campsite on Newcastle Island.Photo: Low tide at launch time on Newcastle Island.Photo: Newcastle Island on the left and the Strait of Georgia out ahead.Photo: The ferry to Nanaimo entering Departure Bay.Photo: The Winchelsea Islands.Photo: One of the Winchelsea Islands.Photo: Ballenas Island in my sights.Photo: Lasqueti Island in the distance across the Strait of Georgia from South Ballenas Island.Photo: View from Ballenas Island across the Strait of Georgia.Photo: Sunset from Ballenas Island.Photo: Squitty Bay on Lasqueti Island.Photo: Starfish at low tide on Jedediah Island.Photo: Home Bay on Jedediah Island at low tide.Photo: Sabine ChannelPhoto: Approaching my first Texada Island campsite.Photo: Looking west across Sabine Channel to Lasqueti Island from my camp on Texada Island.Photo: Looking north up Sabine Channel.Photo: A crabber checking his traps off Texada Island.Photo: Looking out on a rainy morning.Photo: A rainy morning under the tarp on Texada Island.Photo: Campsite north of Davie Bay on Texada Island.Photo: Campsite north of Davie Bay on Texada Island.Photo: Campground at Harwood Point on Mouat Bay - Texada Island.Photo: Mouat Bay from the beach at Harwood Point.Photo: Gillies Bay from the beach at Harwood Point.Photo: Campsite at the Shelter Point Regional Park at Harwood Point.Photo: Ominous skies across the Strait of Georgia.Photo: Launching at Harwood Point.Photo: Cement plant on Texada Island.Photo: Cement plant on Texada Island.Photo: Seals on the rocks.Photo: Traveling north up the Strait of Georgia with Texada Island on the right.Photo: Approaching the north tip of Texada Island.Photo: Rounding the north tip of Texada Island with Powell River and the BC mainland visible in the distance.Photo: Taking a break at Kiddie Point on Texada Island.Photo: View of the town of Powell River from Kiddie Point.Photo: Crossing Blubber Bay.Photo: View of Powell River across Malaspina Strait from Blubber Bay.Photo: View of Powell River across Malaspina Strait from Blubber Bay.Photo: View across Algerine Passage from Grilse Point near Blubber bay.Photo: Harwood Island across Algerine Passage.Photo: Powell River and the BC mainland across Malaspina Strait.Photo: Campsite at Grilse Point.Photo: Harwood Island, the BC mainland and Malaspina Strait from Texada Island.Photo: The BC ferry traveling between Comox and Powell River. Cyril Rock light is in the foreground.Photo: High tide at Grilse Point.Photo: Out of the wind and looking across Malaspina Strait to the BC mainland.Photo: Campsite at the Willingdon Beach campground in Powell River.Photo: Heading north along the Malaspina Peninsula.Photo: Campsite at the Copeland Island Marine Park.Photo: Campsite at the Copeland Island Marine Park.Photo: Landing at the Copeland Island Marine Park.Photo: Campsite at the Copeland Island Marine Park.Photo: Crossing Desolation Sound with Kinghorn Island in the foreground and Redonda Island in the background.Photo: Refuge Cove on West Redonda Island.Photo: Refuge Cove on West Redonda Island.Photo: Paddling north up Lewis Channel in the rain.Photo: Paddling north up Lewis Channel in the rain.Photo: Paddling north up Lewis Channel in the rain.Photo: Paddling north up Lewis Channel in the rain.Photo: Paddling north up Lewis Channel in the rain.Photo: Campsite at north tip of North Rendezvous Island.Photo: Looking across Calm Channel and up Raza Passage from North Rendezvous Island.Photo: Campsite at north tip of North Rendezvous Island.Photo: Looking across Calm Channel from North Rendezvous Island.Photo: Looking across Calm Channel from North Rendezvous Island.Photo: Heading NW up Calm Channel toward Stuart Island.Photo: Heading NW up Calm Channel toward Stuart Island.Photo: Heading NW up Calm Channel toward Stuart Island.Photo: A rain squall on Calm Channel.Photo: Yuculta Rapids between Stuart and Sonora Islands at slack tide.Photo: Yuculta Rapids at slack tide.Photo: Approaching Big Bay on Stuart Island.Photo: The dock at Big Bay.Photo: The pavillion and store at the dock on Big Bay.Photo: The dock at Big Bay at low tide.Photo: Looking across BIg Bay to a huge resort.Photo: Leaving Big Bay with Jimmy Judd Island on the left and Dent Island off the left bow. The BC mainland is on the right.Photo: The passage between Dent Island and the mainland at slack tide.Photo: Heading west thru Cordero Channel.Photo: Cordero Lodge on Cordero Channel.Photo: The dock at Cordero Lodge.Photo: Cordero Lodge on Cordero Channel.Photo: Either Chancellor, Wellbore, or Sunderland Channel. I'm not sure.Photo: Either Chancellor, Wellbore, or Sunderland Channel. I'm not sure.Photo: Either Chancellor, Wellbore, or Sunderland Channel. I'm not sure.Photo: Campsite on a tombolo in a small bay on the north west coast of Hardwicke Island.Photo: Campsite on a tombolo in a small bay on the north west coast of Hardwicke Island.Photo: Campsite on a tombolo in a small bay on the north west coast of Hardwicke Island.Photo: Cruise ships in Johnstone Strait.Photo: Johnstone Strait.Photo: Taking a break on Johnstone Strait.Photo: Taking a break on Johnstone Strait.Photo: Taking a break on Johnstone Strait.Photo: Johnstone Strait in the area of Port Neville.Photo: Johnstone Strait in the area of Port Neville.Photo: Johnstone Strait in the area of Port Neville.Photo: Campsite on one of the Broken Islands.Photo: Low tide on the Broken Islands.Photo: Johnstone Strait from the Broken Islands.Photo: A black bear on the edge of the beach straight off the bow.Photo: The Tsitika River valley on Vancouver Island comes into view across Johnstone Strait.Photo: Heading west on Johnstone Strait with Vancouver Island in the background.Photo: Robson Bight in Johnstone Strait.Photo: Approaching the Orca patrol base on West Cracroft Island.Photo: The Orca patrol base on West Cracroft Island.Photo: Heading off across Johnstone Strait with Robson Bight in the background.Photo: Crossing Johnstone Strait.Photo: Evening twilight on Johnstone Strait.Photo: A cruise ship passing my camp site near Robson Bight.Photo: Evening calm on Johnstone Strait.Photo: Beach camp looking across Robson Bight.Photo: Beach camp looking across Robson Bight.Photo: Looking across Johnstone Strait to West Cracroft Island from Vancouver Island.Photo: All my gear ready to be packed away in the kayak.Photo: All my gear ready to be packed away in the kayak.Photo: Heading west with Vancouver Island on the left.Photo: Alder Bay campground near the Nimpkish River on Vancouver Island.Photo: Looking across to Broughton Strait to Alert Bay on Cormorant Island from Alder Bay.Photo: Campsite at Alder Bay with Cormorant Island and Broughton Strait in the background.Photo: A curious Bald Eagle watches me pack up my kayak on the mud flats at Alder Bay.Photo: Heading west thru Broughton Strait with Malcolm Island on the right and Vancouver Island on the left.Photo: Squalls moving in on Broughton Strait.Photo: Queen Charlotte Strait on a gloomy day.Photo: Looking across Queen Charlotte Strait toward the BC mainland.Photo: Looking across Queen Charlotte Strait toward the BC mainland.Photo: Looking across Queen Charlotte Strait toward the BC mainland.Photo: Looking across Queen Charlotte Strait toward the BC mainland.Photo: Approaching False Head on Vancouver Island.Photo: Deer Island, Round Island, and Beaver Harbor come into view.Photo: Round Island in the distance and Deer Island on the right with Queen Charlotte Strait and the BC mainland in the far background.Photo: Daedalus Passage and Queen Charlotte Strait.Photo: Looking across Hardy Bay from Daphne Point.Photo: My kayak and all my gear in a cart at the Scotia Bay campground near Port Hardy.Photo: The end of the first leg of my Inside Passage kayak trip at Port Hardy.Photo: Can you tell it was raining?