Minimal Gear and Time Challenge

CK Wright Photo Trips

Later on Saturday with a short window of dry weather, I walked the BC Parkway following the old rail line and current Skytrain route between the Edmonds Station and the 22nd Street Station. I decided to challenge myself with creating 6 quality photographs along the trail with a short window of daylight left and with minimal gear; camera and 35mm …

Dinky Dog Suicide Rescue Snowshoe Trip

CK Wright Photo Trips

And with that bizarre title, let’s begin this article on the Sunday snowshoe trip to Dog Mountain, North Shore Rescue Cabin, Suicide Bluffs, and Dinky Peak, located in Mount Seymour Provincial Park. Arriving before first light to capture the rising sun, a friend and I raced over to a nearby view point. The sunrise was particularly beautiful and we spent …

Cypress Falls Park

CK Wright Photo Trips

With the weather clearing mid-day I headed over to Cypress Falls Park, located in West Vancouver to photograph Cypress Creek. This beautiful mountain creek flows through canyons, pools, and waterfalls, surrounded by moss covered forest. The water was running swiftly in the creek from the recent rainfall and melting snow further upstream. Walking along the trail high above the canyon, …

Snow on Hollyburn Mountain

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Last weekend on the final day of 2017 I went snowshoeing with a friend and his son to Hollyburn Mountain, located in Cypress Provincial Park. We started off early on the short 3.5km trail, initially under overcast conditions. Along the trail I spotted this scraggly blueberry bush juxtaposed against the large yellow cedar tree and I thought it would make …