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Exploring the Kitimat-Stikine Area By Car

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Well, it's been a very long time since I've posted anything. Here I am in Kitimat at an industrial work camp, craving nature and exploration more than ever. I'm up here for 6 weeks at a stretch and back home for one week. We get Sundays off and the money is amazing, especially for an apprentice like me. I now take home more per week than I used to take home biweekly back in Victoria. But there is one major thing missing ....my regular nature fix. I was a bit bummed when I learned that we weren't working this Monday due to it being a holiday. I would have loved the double time pay. On the other hand I feel very fortunate that I had the opportunity to take off for two days to explore the area. Looking back at it, I'm glad I didn't work today.

The trip in my trusty (and rusty) little Dixie:

Leave Kitimat Sunday morning
Run some errands and fuel up in Terrace
Head north on the Nisg'a highway (hwy 113)
Head east towards Cranberry Junction from Gitlaxtaadmix (New…