Francis Point Provincial Park 3 – 2014

The Trail Back

The light at Francis Point. Navigational lights on the coast flash at different frequencies and lengths which correspond to notations of navigational charts. This helps boats determine where they are though this is all changing with the advent of GPS.

The light at Francis Point. Navigational lights on the coast flash at different colours, frequencies and lengths which correspond to notations on navigational charts. This helps boats determine where they are though this is all changing with the advent of GPS charting.

A dead cone

A dead cone

A fir tree growing up through a crevasse.  The base of the tree is 30 feet below these branches.

A fir tree growing up through a crevasse. The base of the tree is 30 feet below these branches.

A wild sedum

A wild sedum

Another Douglas fir fighting up through the granite

Another Douglas fir fighting up through the granite

A fishing boat returning home through Malaspina Strait.  Texada Island is in the background.

A fishing boat returning home through Malaspina Strait. Texada Island is in the background.

A young arbutus tree

A young arbutus tree

A pair of Barrow's Goldeneye near where the trail leaves the ocean.

A pair of Barrow’s Goldeneye near where the trail leaves the ocean.


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