RHH's photos with the british columbia

Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park
A few more photos from our 2019 winter trip through the Canadian Rockies, this of Kootenay National Park in British Columbia.
Added on April 17, 2019

Northern Green Bog Orchid

Northern Green Bog Orchid
This is one of the small-flowered green orchids of the Pacific Northwest, the Northern Green Bog Orchid, Platanthera aquilonis. These green-flowered orchids are very difficult to tell apart but this one is distinguished by its small, yellowish pointed li…
Added on April  9, 2019

Green Bog Orchid

Green Bog Orchid
These are more of the orchids we found while traveling through the Canadian Rockies in 2014. This is the Green Bog Orchid, Platanthera huronensis, one of the rather insignificant small-flowered green orchids of which the Pacific Northwest has more than i…
Added on April  9, 2019

Numa Falls

Numa Falls
Numa Falls is in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia. The last two times we were through the area the path to the falls was closed because the bridge was washed out. The photo is from a 2014 trip through Kootenay, Banff and Jasper.
Added on April  9, 2019

Kootenay River

Kootenay River
This is the Kootenay River below Numa Falls in Kootenay Naitonal Park, British Columbia. The bridge from which the photo was taken is now washed out and the area around the falls closed.
Added on April  9, 2019

Numa Falls

Numa Falls
Numa Falls is in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia. The area around the falls has been closed for the past few years because the bridge from which the photo was taken is washed out.
Added on April  9, 2019

Kootenay River

Kootenay River
These three photos are all of the Kootenay River which we followed most of the way through the National Park in 2014. The park is far less busy than Banff and Jasper and is equally beautiful.
Added on April  5, 2019

Kootenay River

Kootenay River
This is the Kootenay River in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, near Mcleod Meadows.
Added on April  5, 2019

Kootenay River

Kootenay River
This is the Kootenay River in the National Park of that name in British Columbia. The road through the park follows the river for most of the way.
Added on April  5, 2019

Galearis rotundifolia

Galearis rotundifolia
This is a wild orchid that can carpet the ground in areas where it is found. Once known as Amerorchis, it is now classified as Galeraris, the Small Round-leaf Orchid. These and the flowers in the insets were photographed in Kootenay National Park in Bri…
Added on April  4, 2019