Burrard Inlet Views from Burncouver

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On Saturday I walked from Confederation Park in Burnaby to New Brighton Park in Vancouver along the Trans Canada Trail. The trail offers views of the industry along this part of Burrard Inlet and the North Shore. Here is a bulk carrier at Chemtrade Chemical’s facility with the Seymour Valley (right) and Lynn Valley (left) visible below the clouds. Lynn …

Upland and Lowland Snow

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We were all reminded Sunday morning that winter is still very much in effect here in Vancouver. With an arctic outflow combined with a moist system, snow fell overnight Saturday and into early Sunday. The system was short lived however, and Sunday was clear but brisk. I started the day’s outing exploring Deer Lake Park at first light. I found …

Sea to Mountain, Burnaby

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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 …

Where the Forest Meets the Sea

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On Sunday I spent some time along Burrard Inlet exploring the shoreline and adjacent forest at Cates Park and at the Inlet Park-Shoreline Trail. I started early in the morning at Cates Park, located on the North Shore, and concentrated on the intertidal area while it was still shaded. After a few hours and with the sun rapidly rising over Cates Park …

Canada Place to Robson Square

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Along the Vancouver waterfront, jutting into Burrard Inlet, is the popular cruise ship terminal and convention centre, Canada Place. This an attractive location to photograph with clear views of the harbour and the North Shore mountains, the cruise ships, and the building itself with the fabric roof that resembles sails. I arrived early on Sunday morning before the tourists arrived and …