|From a point where the trail came to the edge of the ridge, looking down at the river below.|
|Looking up. Crown shyness in evergreens.|
Crown shyness ... is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps....The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also occurs between trees of different species. (Wikipedia)
|'Way up top; pinkish buds. Yay, spring!|
|Power line and mainland mountains.|
At one point, this power line crosses the trail. It goes from the John Hart generating station down on the river, and leads to the Duncan Bay on the coast, 3 km. away. Since there are only low-lying islands between this spot and the mainland, there is a clear view to distant snow-capped peaks.
|Area map. The small one on centre left shows the direction of the cut. The line ends in Ts'y-los Provincial Park.|