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Winter 2001 Issue

Completed Inland Island Highway shortens trip to Mt. Washington

Four lanes of blacktop now lead to Mt. Washington. The days of the old “goat trail” that wound its gravelly way, seemingly around every tree, from the base of the road 18 kilometres upwards to the lodge were but a memory last September, when the last section of the Inland Island Highway – linking the Comox Valley to Campbell River – officially opened.

Welcome to Cross Country Skiing by Julia Perrie

Welcome to Cross Country Skiing by Julia Perrie

Chalk it up to sore knees from too many years of radical alpine skiing or the aging of the baby boomers… what ever the reason cross country skiing is growing dramatically in popularity.