Powell River Books Blog

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Location:Powell River

The Powell River Books Blog features posts about off-the-grid living in a float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal BC, outdoors activities and the Coastal BC series of books written by Wayne J. Lutz.



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Tide Rips and Back Eddies: Bill Proctor’s Tales of Blackfish Sound (Harbour Publishing, 2015) is the second book Bill Proctor and Yvonne Maximchuck have co-authored about Billy’s life in and around the Broughton Archipelago between northern Vanco...

After an extended period of snow and rain, it's a welcome break to have sunshine and puffy clouds. We took advantage of the good weather to take our sailboat Ste Marie out for a spin.Rounding Elvis Point in calm conditions.Here are some pictures form...

Snow Load on the Deck

on Feb 15, 2017 in: Weather

F is for Frozen SnowLast week we had more snow than ever before. We usually get light dustings, but last week we got deep wet snow.For a land cabin, it's an inconvenience. For a floating cabin it's dangerous. The excess weight can sink the float foun...

I live off the off the grid most of the year. My husband and I grew up during the back-to-the-land movement in the 60s, but neither of us participated. I guess we just weren't ready, but now we are.David Cox the author of Our Life Off the Grid recomm...

Offloading at the Chippewa Bay barge ramp.When you get a sunny day in winter, the outdoors calls, real loud.  Wayne went out to the barge and got our quads ready for a winter ride.Chippewa Bay is good winter destination because it gets direct ra...

Celebrating Powell LakeWith Author Wayne LutzA Powell River Public Library Presentation Saturday, February 112:00-3:30 pmPowell River United Church6932 Crofton - DownstairsA celebration of the uniqueness and beauty of Powell Lake.For more information...

Powell Lake has been unusually calm this week. That makes for some great reflections on its mirror-like surface. Looking up the east arm towards the high country.Goat Island from my front porch on an overcast day.A boat coming up the lower lake...