Coastal Mountains haven’t seen a lot snow this year. At Dakota Ridge there’s just barely enough. No matter on a day like today. It was just like spring skiing (if you can say that about snowshoeing). Spectacular sunshine and warm temps.
It’s crazy how quickly you can hop out of your boat or kayak at sea level and be immersed in an all white winter-land forest.
The road leaves the seaside at Wilson Creek and climbs steadily for about 13K. Here the elevation is more than enough to safeguard winter for many months. Cross country, snowshoe, snowmobile and tobogganing conditions are superb.