Yes, we shamped:
Camping where any inconvenience is rectified by driving to the nearest store and purchasing whatever will make yo[u] more comfortable.
From Urban Dictionary
Calling delivery for Boston Pizza while at a provincial campground doesn’t make me proud, it did allow us to have a great dinner though, and at the moment, that made sense.
Have you have ever done this?
Arriving at the camp site and looking up. Goldstream is pretty nice and in the shade the temperature is perfect.
It is hard work sitting on a chariot, need to replenish.
On our way to Goldstream for the weekend.
While hiking in Goldstream, we came across this trestle. It is very high up, at least 60 meters and there are no railings.
Still in use?
I don’t think this trestle is used much anymore. The rails looked pretty rusty and I didn’t see any trains. If there was a commuter train between the Cowichan Valley and Victoria, it would run on these tracks, so there is definitely potential there.
I like the ideas of taking old railways and converting them into mixed use pathways. Railways are particularly good because of their nice grade. This would be a great way to get from the Cowichan Valley to Victoria via bicycle, just like the Kettle Valley Rail Tral.