Cordova Spit Park – TIXEN

Cordova Spit Park is in the municipality of Central Saanich, one of the thirteen which form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, visit this park to enjoy a wonderful seascape along the shores of Cordova Channel and Saanichton Bay. The waters are part of the Salish … Continue reading Cordova Spit Park – TIXEN

Tanner Park

Tanner Park is in the municipality of Central Saanich, one of the thirteen which form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, visit this small park to enjoy a wonderful view of the Keating Valley. The parkland is grass field with the fences of the perimeter residential … Continue reading Tanner Park

Mount Addenbroke

Desolation Sound Hike on East Rhonda Island

Coastal Mountaineering

Mount Addenbroke (1,591m) is an extremely prominent mountain tucked away in the Discovery Island region of British Columbia’s Inside Passage on East Redonda Island. Almost the entirety of the mountain and most of the eastern half of the island are protected as the East Redonda Ecological Reserve.

It is one of the highest island peaks in British Columbia and one of the highest island peaks in the world based on circumference of the island.

Paddling in Pendrell Sound with a sub-summit of Mount Addenbroke to the right.

“Addenbroke was long thought to be the highest mountain in BC not on the mainland or on Vancouer Island, but an unnamed peak on King Island [near Bella Coola] is now known to be 1,679m high.” – The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names.

Needless to say, it is quite steep – rising over 1,500m in less than 3 km – and offers commanding…

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Shady Creek United Church Green Space

Shady Creek United Church Green Space is in the municipality of Central Saanich, one of the thirteen which form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, the green space hosts the cemetery and perimeter plantings of the church and consecrated grounds since eighteen sixty two. The church … Continue reading Shady Creek United Church Green Space