December 25, 2009

Christmas Jaunt up the Sea to Sky, Squamish, Brackendale

A Christmas daytrip up the Sea-to-Sky highway to Squamish and Brackendale resulted in some nice shots, though there were few eagles to be seen.

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Stonework pattern on washroom at Shannon Falls

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Spawning salmon, green water, stones make for an impressionistic shot
near the Tenderfoot Hatchery

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Great Blue Heron watches salmon near the Tenderfoot Hatchery

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An American Dipper keeps a sharp eye out for wayward salmon eggs

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Lots of people at the Eagle Run at Brackendale, but few eagles

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Squamish River with mountain background

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Heading back home we stop at Porteau Cove - Yumi against the sunset

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Moon at bottom with Porteau Cove pier structure

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Rocks and ripples at the ocean's edge

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Chains anchor the sunset

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Bench and rails frame the setting sun

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Trees, sunset along the Sea-to-Sky highway

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The sun dips in to the sea beyond the mountains

Posted by Paul at December 25, 2009 07:13 PM