Kitsault in the News!

Rob BryceGhost Towns of Northwest BC Comments

One of the stops on the Ghost Town Tour is Kitsault The town of Kitsault was established in 1979 as the home community to a molybdenum mine run by the Phelps Dodge corporation of the United States. The community was designed for 1,200 residents and included a shopping mall, restaurant, hospital, swimming pool, bank, movie theatre and bowling alley.[1] In … Read More

Jet Boats 101

Rob BryceJet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

A jetboat is a boat propelled by a jet of water that is propelled through a corkscrew like impeller that is shot out of the back of the boat. Unlike a powerboat or motorboat that uses a propeller in the water below or behind the boat, a jetboat draws the water from under the boat into a pump inside the … Read More

Anyox Powerhouse No.1

Rob BryceGhost Towns of Northwest BC, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

Constructed in 1911, Powerhouse No. 1 was the heart of the mining and community operations, providing electricity for the smelter, machine shops and other mining operations, as well as the town, until the mine closed in 1936. Secondary powerhouses and substations in the mine site produced electricity for the ore-haulage railway trolleys and other equipment. Constructed of brick and steel, … Read More

Kitselas Canyon Historic Site

Rob BryceGhost Towns of Northwest BC, Jet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

We mentioned the Kitselas historic site in a previous blog entry but it deserves another post as the canyon ans site is an amazing place.  Not many people have the opportunity to visit the canyon by jet boat and visit Ringbolt island.  By viewing the canyon by boat it provides a unique perspective when we are toured around by Kitselas … Read More

Fraser River White Sturgeon Experiential Tour

Rob BryceFraser River White Sturgeon Tour, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

Just Announced! Don’t miss this chance to be part of the exclusive Experiential “White Sturgeon” Biology Tour! Two full days of Jet Boating on the Upper Fraser River as we take part in a hands-on White Sturgeon capture and release program. Limited to 6 persons per tour! Registration Link We are pleased to announce that we are working in … Read More