Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre Tumbler Ridge
Travel Blogs from Tumbler Ridge
This has been a welcome break from the bike trip and one that I've enjoyed immensely. It has also motivated me to find out a little bit more about the town and the area than I had known previously.
The town was named after Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1764-1820). Scottish by birth, Mackenzie had moved to New York with his father as a teenager. As a loyalist, he ...
... and Mike, pulled up after an hour or so of waiting and they asked us to jump in. David had just returned from Japan after living there for 12 years and Mike was a retired firefighter and a ranch owner. Needless to say, they both had some very interesting stories!
Once we got to the visitor centre at Dawson Creek, we discovered that our flight reservation was no longer existent. And so began our next adventure!
The three of ...
... s Center and Art Gallery. That afternoon Dan and I rode about 15 miles out of town to see the Kiskatinaw Bridge on the old Alaska Highway. It is an all-wooden bridge that took 9 months to build…just a couple of weeks longer than it took to build the Alaska Highway (about 8 months), which is 1523 miles long! Even now the
2-lane “highway” is very rugged in places. Of course, there’s always construction going on in the short summer in which they have to ...
... developed over the years to denote major stopping points.
In 1942, thousands of US Army personnel, engineers, contractors and support businesses poured into town to begin the massive project. Dawson Creek is also referred to at the "Mile 0 City" because it is located at the southern end of the Alaskan Highway.
... jugs. This was the longest flight leg I have done and it required the extra 10 gals I had in the jugs behind the seat.
The last hour and a half was dodging showers under low ceilings with a headwind. But the conditions brought me closer to the beautiful countryside and an appreciation for the kind of life these folks lead up here. Logging and mining seem to dominate and the remote harsh environment ...