Collecting firewood – North East BC

So I used to live in north east British Columbia. We had a wood stove. Lots of times, often on weekends, we would collect firewood from the bush. I had a chainsaw, and we’d jump in the work truck with the kids and dog and head out in search of a decent log to cut up. Often I would split it right there too. Its hard work but enjoyable at the same time.

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LV33 was my truck. I drove this thing up and down the mountain to go to work.

 

On this day it was very cold. So quiet too. Well away from any hustle and bustle. You can hear yourself think. Apart from the chainsaw noise, that is. I like the bush in BC. Its wild and remote, and has a lot of wildlife. Its a place where you can still find adventure and solitude. There are many walking trails and its one of those really un-trodden places in the world. All the tourists are hitting Jasper and Banff, and right here in the northern rockies foothills we have a thriving natural playground to explore.

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We lived up here for more than five years. It was a nice time in our lives.

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Beaver dams.

 

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2 thoughts on “Collecting firewood – North East BC

  1. Did a family vacation through Banff, Jasper etc, long, long time ago. Still remember the breathtaking beauty of Lake Louise. Drove back through the Prairie Provinces home to Wis.

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