Stiles Cove and the East Coast Trail

It was a beautiful morning and we just had to be out in it. We weren’t sure where precisely to go and then I remembered that a new-ish geocache had been published on my favourite sections of the East Coast Trail, the portion between Stiles Cove and Red Head. Since Stiles Cove is quite tucked…

Today is beautiful.

Rowan thought so, too. There were icebergs and a wonderful hike along the Sugar loaf Path of the East Coast Trail. We had spotted lots of pack ice last night and knew that the wind had gone around from the east to more like the southwest in the night, so the pack ice was bound…

Another yesterday….

Yesterday evening, John, Katherine, Jasper and I hiked up onto the Bawden Highlands along the Sugarloaf Path of the East Coast Trail to have a look at the pack ice and see if there were any bergs. There were. There was also the uncanny fog that comes with pack ice blowing ashore. There were seagulls,…

Yesterday….

Think of these as the “before” pictures….. Rowan and I walked home from Middle Cove Beach, yesterday afternoon. There was some slub ice on the beach. Some bits were floaty… But we wanted a closer look at that little berg and headed up the East Coast Trail (heading north). And got the look we wanted!!…

Another gasp of winter

This shot was taken along the East Coast Trail, near the Ocean Sciences Centre, in Logy Bay. The view of Red Cliffs from here is spectacular and ever-changing. I was struck by the crispness of the light and the way in which the new snow (hopefully the last for the year!) outlines the details of…