Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Snowcapped Majestic Mountains In Smithers British Columbia (Pictures)


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

For larger view of the photo, click on the picture.

You can also view the pictures that I have been taking around Houston, B.C. at my 
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For information on things to do in and around Smithers, British Columbia,
please contact the Smithers Visitors Centre. Links below.

I hope you enjoy the photos that I have taken around British Columbia’s beautiful towns.


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia. Photo taken from 
the Smithers golf club looking up at the ski runs.


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

The information below is from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

Smithers is a town located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, 
approximately halfway between Prince George and Prince Rupert.
Smithers is located in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako. 


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

With a population of 5,404, Smithers is a service area for most of the Bulkley Valley.

Some history: The Bulkley Valley in which Smithers is situated
was originally inhabited by the Wet'suwet'en, Smithers was founded
in 1913 as the regional headquarters for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. 


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

The new community was named after the railway's chairman of
the board of directors, Sir Alfred Smithers. In 1921, Smithers became the 
first incorporated village in British Columbia. 

In 1967, Smithers was incorporated as a town. Driftwood 
Canyon Provincial Park, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Smithers was created in 1967.


Above Photo: February 2016 - Winter's snowfall on the 
mountains in Smithers, British Columbia.

Visitor Centre Smithers:

Map/Directions:

Brian Vike’s blog, please contact me at b_vike@telus.net

Photos by Brian Vike, Houston, British Columbia.

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