Trash Trail to Train Wreck

I’ve been up in Whistler, BC for the past few days for the yearly Automattic Grand Meetup. This morning, a few of us hiked along Trash Trail to a Train Wreck (which, while a great tagline for an autobiography, is actually the real name of the trail). The trail followed along the Cheakamus River,which presented several beautiful photo ops.

Our destination, across a suspension bridge perfect for a cartoon villain to cut, was a half dozen wrecked Canadian Pacific boxcars. The boxcars were covered with graffiti, which combined two of my favorite things – nature and people who write on things that don’t belong to them.

6 thoughts on “Trash Trail to Train Wreck

  1. This looks like such an interesting trail! Love the juxtaposition between nature and machine.


    1. It really was! The hike itself was beautiful, with a very unique destination.


  2. Argh, I wish I’d known you were heading there. Next year…

    Great photos, the colours on that train are startling!


    1. Thanks, Donncha! I can definitely be convinced to revisit it next year 🙂

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