The Kinsol Trestle: Before Restoration

After reading a friend’s research project on the Kinsol Trestle, I was intrigued to go see it for myself. The trestle bridge, built in the early 1900s to carry logging trains across a canyon over the Koksilah River, is up for a 3.7-million-dollar restoration after a long debate about its historical value. I had to see what all the fuss was about. (more…)

The Hike that Took My Breath Away

Sleepy-eyed on a morning after the day it snowed (after the weekend I was on the beach with my t-shirt on), my neighbour invited me to hike up Maple Mountain. She raved about a new trail that she’d discovered the week before and wanted to share it with me. (more…)