Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I'm so used to thinking, "Chainsaw carving? Big deal." I've never been impressed with this art form until now! There is a huge difference between a crafter and an artist, the town of Chetwynd is where you can see the work of master chainsaw carvers on display throughout town. They have an annual contest and I hope to see it one day.
We only had time to see, ...
We didn't begin our trip up the Alaskan Highway at Mile Post 0 (we got on it at Mile Post 4) but we made it there on the way back down. So much to see during the drive: goat, black bear, caribou, construction workers, lots of mud on the side of the vehicle due to rain and gravel patched road, rainbows, and the historic milepost at the start of the Alaskan Highway. We decided that Dawson Creek, on the next trip up, will be where we stay instead of ...
... so could not do that or explore the dinosaur trackways outside town either. These were discovered in 2003, along with a lot of bones, so there is now a "dinosaur research centre" in Tumbler Ridge.
We drove on to Chetwynd, where we joined the Hart Highway (Prince George to Dawson Creek).
Chetwynd has an odd event each year - a chain-saw carving competition! The main ...
... beavers, and swans. Of course many of them alluded the camera but not our memories.
Mid day we took a break at Laird Hot Springs to soak away our tired driving muscles. The top pool was 120 degrees plus-way too hot for us, the lower pool at 105 degrees was just right. We soaked until our skin turned red.
The road was paved except for a few miles in several places that were under construction and that was enough to put dirt back on ...
Decided to do the self guided walking tour of Dawson Creek. Parked next to the vintage Alberta grain elevator, the last of its kind. Moved here from Alberta and is an art gallery, but closed now for "facelift".
Although there were plenty of explanatory posters, few of the buildings were original. Stopped at the Surveyor Statue, tribute to the tens of thousands of men who built the highway.
Some very ...