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

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

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

Salmon BBQ

Rob BryceJet Boat Photography Comments

One of the nights we have the local first nations community provide a Salmon BBQ for the group.  We host this on an island in the middle of the Skeena River where the only thing that bothers  us are the Moose.

Port Essington Photo Opportunities

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

Port Essington is another stop on our Jet Boat Photography and Ghost Towns of Northwest BC programs.  It is a remote historic that is difficult to access and coordinate.  It is located on the lower Skeena River which is impacted by 16ft tides  which makes the launching of boats and planning of activities very important.  The jet boat ride on … Read More