Tag Archives: Camp

Singing the Darkness Away

It was late in the season as we moved camp for the umpteenth time to a remote site bordered by snowy mountains in the pristine wilderness of the Yukon Territory. By now I was well-broke in to wrangling horses in … Continue reading

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Wintergreen, Saskatoon Berries, and Northern Bedstraw

The season was drawing for a close at Northern BC Heli-fishing Adventures on the Nakina, so my son and I took advantage of an afternoon left alone in camp. After fishing for a while down at the Home Pool and … Continue reading

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The War on Mice In Camp

Mice! Terrible little creatures. Bane of my existence in the bush. There were many many parts of living and working in a camp that I love and can remember fondly. But those little critters drove me batty sometimes. And it’s … Continue reading

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To Fetch an Elk off a Mountain

Nearly every time I feel a deep ache in my lower spine or a weakness in my right hip, I remember the cause of it nearly fourteen years ago on a late September afternoon. I had taken a job as … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Part 2 (Lupines, Ancient Trails and Pacific Stonecrop)

It was a cold blustery fall day today, devoid of any warmth or color.  And so I turn to look back through my summer pictures of flowers which I took while I was working at a fishing lodge south of … Continue reading

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Heading to the Nakina

Well it’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write. Summer caught me up in all her glory and busywork. I had the privilege to head back into the bush for a month’s worth of work at a remote … Continue reading

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The Day I Walked All Day Long

There was a day working for the outfit in the Yukon, north of Watson’s Lake that I pretty much walked for fourteen hours. As usually I was up in the wee dark hours of early morning, poking contacts into my … Continue reading

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