Colours in the Canyon

CK Wright Photo Trips

The scenic Fraser River Canyon and the Thompson River Canyon, a spectacular sight at any time of year, are even more so with the fall colours at their peak. The rivers have cut through limestone and volcanic layers leaving vast sections of deep narrows canyons. As I left Hope early Friday morning beginning the climb to the Fraser Plateau via the Fraser Canyon, the …

Sea to Mountain, Burnaby

CK Wright Photo Trips

Today’s outing started at the Barnett Marine Park in Burnaby, traversed the north slope in the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area and then topped out at the lookouts on Burnaby Mountain. After several days of rain and wind, the morning brought a mixture of clouds and sun and I was excited to get out for some photography. Barnett Marine Park has …

Fall Colours, Noons Creek to Bert Flinn Park

CK Wright Photo Trips

With the short time frame for  fall colours, it’s important to know areas that have lots of deciduous to ensure the best chance of capturing those beautiful colours. Today I headed out at first light starting in the east at Noons Creek in Coquitlam and walking through urban forests to Bert Flinn Park located to the west in Port Moody. This is …

Mount Strachan

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Located in Cypress Provincial Park, Mount Strachan has two peaks (south and north) that offers spectacular views of Howe Sound, the surrounding mountains, and the sunshine coast. We started the hike at the ski hill parking lot and climbed up the Collins run before joining the trail further up. The fall colours were certainly abundant as we climbed to the south and north peaks of Mount Strachan. …