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Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound -- Canada at its Best
Boating, hiking, and exploring the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia

Float Cabin Country
Powell Lake BC
I was able to spend my first really extended period of time on our float during June, 2002. Margy had to work, so I spent lots of time goofing off -- boating, hiking, fishing, reading, and mostly wasting as much time as possible just watching it rain from the float's front porch. Here are some photos from that trip.

Wayne and John's dog Bro in Campion's bow

Kayack from back seat, looking at Hole-in-the-Wall. Note two poles for one big-time fisherman.

Campion docked at our float (weather ready). That's John's Number Two cabin across the bay.

John Mathius with (of course) Bro.
John has become a very special friend, and he watches over everything while we are away.

I'll stick to the skis. Tyler (right) worked as a summer marina gas guy while finishing up his college studies. Xaz (yes, that's his name) is an expert wakeboarder (left) who did quite well with the power of my Campion (stern shown in lower right of this photo).

Our Hourston with new Yamaha 115 horsepower four-stroke (quiet!) at the Westview (ocean) marina.
Our condo is in the background.

Mountain bikes aboard for a hike at Olsen's Landing (saw a mama bear with cub who definitely didn't like Bro).
John is at the helm, and I'm where I love to be (riding the bow).

Working on my college course materials on a rainy day. Usually I work on the picnic table in background, where I can keep a close eye on the passing boats. Lumberjack boats are my favorite (hauling absolutely everything to and from the lumber docks). I caught a 12-inch trout ten feet in front of the picnic table one rainy evening.

Photos from Up the Lake - How many scenes from Up the Lake can you identify?

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