Vancouver Island: Walbran valley Aug 29 2020

stevebradford

Carnivorous Plant Addict
Walbran Valley.

We are going to head to Walbran Valley via Port Renfrew on Saturday Aug 29th. Plan is to check out a giant bog, small lake, river, old growth trees and hopefully some blueberry picking. This is going to be highway and logging road driving, so within the capability of stock/modified trucks alike. All are welcome. If you haven't been to the Walbran Valley, it is a pretty special place and worth the effort.

Those of us from the greater Victoria area are going to meet at the Sooke A&W at 8:30am with the intent to leave by 9:00am. If anyone from Cowichan or further north wants to join, your best bet might be to take Pacific Marine Rd. from Cowichan to Port Renfrew. We could arrange to meet in Port Renfrew.

As always, make sure you have a good spare tire, full tank of diesel, tools, recovery gear and extra food/clothing. Be prepared to commit to a full day of driving.

We're talking about maybe a BBQ lunch of some sort in the Walbran....more to come on that. Will keep it COVID safe etc..

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@H2O @Carson Hardy @Smilodonichthys @roraima
 

stevebradford

Carnivorous Plant Addict
Another great adventure. Thanks everyone for making it a great time. It was a great group of awesome people.

The last bit of road
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A few people got some good soakers like H2O trying to make a long jump, Shannon slipping on a log but Smilodonichthys pulled it off classy
 

stevebradford

Carnivorous Plant Addict
A few more pictures. It was a great bog, huge! It was amazing to explore. There was less carnivourous plants in this bog than some of the others we have discovered. We did find Drosera rotundifolia of course, Pinguicula vulgaris and Utricularia minor though I forgot to take a picture.
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