Been in touch with the Youth Scholarship team undertaking their 3 week expedition in Vancouver Island, where they have been trying to out-manoeuvre the NW Gales during their paddling section, around Cape Scott, the North West tip of the Island.
A whale Nose, I think its a Grey
A starfish on the first morning of kayaking
Eagle very close to the waters edge
Second start at 2am to get around the thermal winds picking up by 10 am
Wild camp 1
Wild camp 2
On the water at 3 am
Connor and Matt navigating
sunrise over Nigel island
Humpback whale feeding
Whales surfacing just behind Sam's kayak
Black Bear in a tree
Cooking food on the fire
wild strawberries in the grassland between Experiment Beach and Guise Bay under Cape scott
Last day on the water, raining
The Youth Scholarship team having lunch
Coming in to Shuttleworth Bite
First Morning with fish
Sounds like Sam, Becca, Kim and the rest of the Team are having a brilliant time!
Having completed the Sea Kayaking section, they will now move onto Mountain Walking. The whole expedition is self-sufficient, predominantly wild camping.