Thursday, November 19, 2009

Heading south from Dease Lake on the Cassiar Highway, we passed by Mt Edziza Provincial Park, home of the highest volcano in Canada at 2,787 m (9,144 ft).We also went by the Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Park, but time was short and there was no time to stop and explore. We'll have to save that for the next trip up here.
Along Kinaskin Lake there was a nice little rest area that looked like a good spot to spend the night, along with a couple of other RV's - including one that had camped next to me the previous night up along Dease Lake.
There was a good supply of dry wood along the lakeshore, so an evening campfire was in order.
I did make a quick stop at a National Hisoric Site - Fort Kitwanga.

Kitwanga Fort
Located in Kitwanga is the Kitwanga Fort a National Historic Site of Canada. The Kitwanga Fort is associated to the aboriginal warrior Nekt in the 18th century. Nekt strategically located the fort on Ta'awdzep or Battle Hill to have a vantage point over the adjacent Kitwankul Trail and the Kitwanga River Valley.

The fort was built on top of this hill. There are stairs and a trail leading over to the hill top.
This is the view from the hill looking back towards the road.
And, down to the river that the fort overlooks.

Inevitably, there was road construction along the way south, just to ensure that the truck kept a good layer of dirt on it!
I got a kick out of the signs along the road near Hazelton - New Hazelton.
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