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 http://bit.ly/1alnSqU We are pleased to announce that we are working in … Read More

Estuary Rice Roots

Rob BryceJet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

Northern Rice-Root or Fritillaria camschatcensis is a small lily that grows in the coastal estuaries of northwest BC. The plant is nutritionally similar to the potato, which displaced traditional root vegetables in Aboriginal diets after being introduced by European settlers. Grizzly bears find them tasty and will dig them where possible.  The small rice kernels that make up the bulb … Read More

Ghosts Towns of Northwest BC Highlight Video

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

This compilation of video ( aerial) and photos will cover off the highlights of last years tour to Five remote Northwest BC Ghost Towns.  Anyox, Alice Arm, Kitsault, Dorreen and Port Essington.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to visit ( and sleep in three) ghost towns in 5 days in some of Northwest BC’s most scenic and remote locations. … Read More

Kitselas Canyon

Rob BryceJet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism Program Comments

The Skeena River is a photographers dream as it can be sunny and beautiful out or misty with cloud draped mountains.  One of the days on the tour we explore the  Skeena River above Terrace and the mighty Kitselas Canyon and home of the Kitselas First Nation.  The canyon was has one of the most difficult parts of the river … Read More