A hidden gem of the Comox Valley, Mt Becher is a great hike accessible for all ages to explore. As we set off for a day in the hills, we were met with friendly hikers, mountains of fruit, and the beautiful textures of the sub alpine terrain. Having been away from the coast, working up north for many years, I had forgotten how beautiful this landscape truly is in ‘high’ summer. With my camera in toe and soooo many blueberries, we filled our cup with gratitude as we neared the peak. And as much as I always want to hold on to summer a little longer, this walk in the woods was a great reminder that: there is so much beauty out there regardless of the season:) Happy Hiking!!!!
The west side of Comox Lake is the farthest north on Vancouver Island where arbutus and manzenita grow. With mossy rock out crops the is a unique landscape in the area because of its biodiversity. Hanging thick in the fog this November has been a wet one, but in a place like this, gives us reason to appreciate the moisture. Vibrant moss and lichen seem to glow in the low light on these overcast afternoons. And my faithful companion is always up for an adventure.