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Summer 2003 Issue

What’s Up This Summer

Mount Washington Alpine Resort’s newest attraction promises to be a real high this year.

Profile: Brian Stamp

Profile: Brian Stamp

A simple request for legal advice has turned into a 25-year love affair between lawyer Brian Stamp and Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

Buttle Lake 2003 Map & Trail Guide

Strathcona Park’s Buttle Lake is easily accessible in forty-five minutes from Campbell River on highway 28. The drive takes you alongside the Campbell and Upper Campbell Lakes ending with views of the expansive waters and dramatic mountains of the Buttle Lake corridor.

Summer 2003 Plenty to see, Plenty to Do

The snow is quickly melting at Mount Washington, and beneath the crystal white stuff is a whole season of summer activities to keep tourists and locals alike busy at the peak.

Big Foot is Back!

Big Foot is Back!

Bigfoot Safari is back at Mount Washington this summer with their popular ATV tours, giving visitors a unique view of the alpine resort.

Strathcona Park Institute Offers Weekend Programs

In spite of the provincial government’s huge cuts to parks funding and staff, along with the annihilation of all park’s interpretive programs, (including the Trail Host Program), summer visitors to Strathcona Park can at least be assured of a weekend (Saturday and Sunday mornings) interpretive walk in Paradise Meadows and some basic park information.