Despite the drought, the forest greens were looking healthy. There were also signs of heavy trail use, but not a single bit of litter.
Stopping on a busy day to enjoy the autumn colours.
It’s been awhile since Cameron and I have hiked to the Erskine summit. We headed up yesterday in the rain and saw something we hadn’t seen for months: puddles!
A sign that marks a trail that’s not really a trail. So no-one goes on the trail and no-one maintains the trail. And the vegetation—despite a summer drought—begins the takeover.
A northwest view from the Garry Oaks meadows along Mount Maxwell trail #3 (see BC Parks map) toward Burgoyne Bay, Sansum Narrows and Octopus Point on Vancouver Island (near Maple Bay).
A small piece of Arbutus bark has somehow been caught on a blade of grass.