Behind the scenes I’m still sorting through a goodly number of photos from our brief getaway to Ucluelet. I think this one is interesting because it’s from a hiker’s perspective. It shows much of what the Wild Pacific Trail looks like.
From the sunny spot on the trail you have an unobstructed view out to the ocean. Notice how even, wide and well maintained the trail is. Notice too what the prevailing wind has done to the bushes at this spot where the wind funnels from the open ocean, through a bay and up the slope.
A newborn Maple makes a valiant effort to grow amoung the ancient Cedars.
This short rainforest trail is currently struggling with the effects of substantial tree cutting on both neighbouring properties. And beavers continue to put their stamp on the west end of the trail, occasionally flooding the bridge and the low section of trail.