White Water

White Water

Born from freshly melted glaciers, the white-crested waters of the Cheakamus River gurgle, churn. Living, beautiful, yet cold. Very cold. Sedate start, gentle flow, deep clear waters of the Paradise valley run. Imperceptibly the river quickens, becomes crumpled and creased. White water tips and tumbles the surface, gradually transforming crystal sharpness into glacial-silted milk. Sapphire sky backdrops emerald forests of cottonwood, red cedar, hemlock, Douglas … Continue reading White Water