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Forum: British Columbia   03-03-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By lcometto
Alright, fixed. Yeesh, take a breather, my friend.

Alright, fixed. Yeesh, take a breather, my friend.
Forum: British Columbia   01-14-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By lcometto
ColdBrook, that's great! You'll love the Island....

ColdBrook, that's great! You'll love the Island. If you have more than a couple days in the Port Renfrew area, I suggest hiking in the Walbran Valley of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. If you're...
Forum: British Columbia   01-13-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By lcometto
Thank you, howesound! The Carmanah rivals some of...

Thank you, howesound! The Carmanah rivals some of the major giant tree rainforest valleys of Olympic National Park but is much more off the beaten path so it offers much more solitude.
Forum: British Columbia   12-10-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By lcometto
Carmanah Valley - The Island's Old-Growth Paradise

The Carmanah Valley in Vancouver Island is one of the greatest old-growth valleys in the entire Northwest. As an avid hiker of old-growth forests, I’m consistently blown away by its prehistoric feel....
Forum: British Columbia   11-20-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By lcometto
russellcoffin...

russellcoffin (https://forums.clubtread.com/members/57458-russellcoffin.html) - couldn't agree with you more. It's crazy to think that these trees have been living for upwards of 1,000+ years!


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Forum: British Columbia   11-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By lcometto
Cheewhat Lake Cedar & Canada’s Largest Trees

There are two hard-to-find books from the 1990s by legendary big tree hunter Randy Stoltmann that describe the some of largest trees in Canada as existing in the forested perimeters of Cheewhat Lake...
Forum: British Columbia   09-18-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By lcometto
Karvitk, indeed the bush has grown back although...

Karvitk, indeed the bush has grown back although you can still find the trail fairly well all the way close to the international border. I would have loved to cross the river and get to the first...
Forum: British Columbia   09-11-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By lcometto
Chilliwack River Trail – Lower Mainland, BC’s Old Growth Paradise

For the last few years, I had heard that the ancient forest south of Lake Chilliwack contains some of the most pristine, virgin old-growth in all of Lower Mainland, BC. So last weekend I hiked around...
Forum: British Columbia   06-25-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By lcometto
Walbran Valley Part 2 - Vancouver Island's Incredible Giant Tree Paradise

A couple weekends ago, I set off to document the giant tree hikes of the Walbran Valley as part of an ancient forest documentation project centered around Vancouver Island:...
Forum: British Columbia   06-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By lcometto
Karvitk, that's absolutely right. Every single...

Karvitk, that's absolutely right. Every single trail here is an attempt to raise awareness by weaving right through proposed cutblocks. The felling of the giant western redcedars on the Witness...
Forum: British Columbia   06-12-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By lcometto
Thanks for checking it out, zeljkok! Much...

Thanks for checking it out, zeljkok! Much appreciated.


If you're coming from Port Renfrew then you're likely reaching Walbran Main via Burgaboo Main. Bugaboo is much rougher road than Walbran,...
Forum: British Columbia   06-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By lcometto
Walbran Valley Part 1 - Vancouver Island's Incredible Giant Tree Paradise

Last weekend, I set off to document the giant tree hikes of the Walbran Valley as part of an ancient forest documentation project centered around Vancouver Island:...
Forum: British Columbia   01-23-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By lcometto
Stanley Park's Largest and Oldest Trees

Last week I set out to document some of the giant cedars of Stanley Park. This place is Vancouver's signature park and a wonderful urban oasis. To it's western side are awesome, cliff-side views...
Forum: British Columbia   12-14-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By lcometto
Giant Cedars of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park & Cypress Provincial Park

Last week, I decided to track down more of the giant cedars that grow in Lower Mainland, British Columbia that conservation hero, Randy Stoltmann describes in his "Hiking Guide to the Big Trees of...
Forum: Washington State   12-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By lcometto
Thanks for the kind words, Karvitk and Martin!...

Thanks for the kind words, Karvitk and Martin! The trail is really an old-growth gem.
Forum: Washington State   12-05-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By lcometto
North Fork Sauk River & Harold Engles Memorial Cedars Grove - 12/1

Tucked away in the Glacier Peak Wilderness section of Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, the North Fork Sauk River Trail passes through true Cascadian old-growth wilderness for its first 2-3...
Forum: British Columbia   11-11-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By lcometto
Hollyburn Ridge - Brothers Creek Loop Trail and Hollyburn Fir

On Friday, I took advantage of overcast skies to hike the network of trails that weave around an ancient forest at the foothills of North Vancouver’s mountains in an area known as Hollyburn Ridge....
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