Katherine Bell is a writer and a teacher living at Lakelse Lake outside of Terrace. She is best left outdoors to frolic up mountains, glide through the water or roll in the snow. If found indoors, immediately remove.
A plywood cabin tucked above an alpine lake sheltered by Robinson Ridge lures me away from the warmth of my home and laughter of my family. I gather my gear. My dogs wiggle, their noses nudge. I leave Terrace and drive south along Highway 37 towards Kitimat. The dogs’ noses press against one window and then the next, in anticipation. South of Hirsch Creek Bridge—57.5 km from Terrace and just one-half km before Kitimat—I take the first left onto Forest Avenue.READ MORE➦