The Great Departure
Orientation session provided by Scouter Doug
Berry Hill Campground
Berry Hill kitchen facilities
Scouter Doug's alignment with Gros Morne
Group #2 pond hike
Group #2 Rocky Harbour
Woody Point, NL
Gros Morne view from Woody Point
Tablelands view from lookout
Glacial waters at the Tablelands
Berry Hill moonrise over the pond.
Group #1 Westernbrook Pond departure
Group #2 at the Rocky Harbour Pond Beach
Group #2 Westernbrook Pond departure
We saw a Black Bear (from a safe distance)!
Group #2 takes a water break going up the gorge
We weren't too far from the clouds!
Sunset from plateau of Westernbrook Pond
Larry refilling his water supply before the last leg of the day.
Past sunset at campsite
Morning view of Westernbrook Pond
What a view...what an accomplishment!
Heading out on day 2
A snowfield in August!
Larry taking a shower and back therapy at the same time. Dr. Ho came later.
After setting up camp, the youth played cards.
Camp #2 mascot...
A present from Group #1 and completed by Group #2.
Group #1 wayward view...
Camp #3 and preparing for light rain coming over the hills.
Sunrise at camp #3 (Harding's Pond)
Refreshing break at a snowfield
Snowball toss at the camera man.
Lunch break at the water's edge.
Camp #4 - surrounded by cliffs.
Camp #4 rapids and exit on day 5.
Who put this here?
Characteristic flame height for Larry.
Early morning day 5.
A caribou family came by camp #4.
Scouter Mike climbing the cliff.
Ten Mile Pond lookout.
Isn't that gneiss?
The clearest water ever seen!
First view of Gros Morne before the descent into camp #5.
Scouter Mike calling for a pizza delivery.
Hikers coming off Gros Morne.
Soon to be an “action shot” with the iodine spray!
Near vertical drop into camp #5.
Just some tuckamore along the path at camp 5.
Scouter Mike looking for a photo-op.
Camp #5 inhabitants.
...the other moose.
Name this bird.
Group #1 getting close to the camp 5 mascots.
No matter how you photograph the drop into camp 5, it's steeper than it looks!
Climb to your goals!
Hiking up the back side of Gros Morne.
A Rock Ptarmigan along the Gros Morne trail.
Group #2 at the summit of Gros Morne.
Group #1 at the summit of Gros Morne.
Each youth called home by Iridium satellite phones.
The Mummers at Earle's in Rocky Harbour.
Kissing a frozen cod isn't a problem...however 20 minutes later...
Everyone must do the jig...
We were all Screeched In at Earle's in Rocky Harbour
Green Gardens beach lookout at high tide.
Green Gardens ocean view.
Was that a painted rock?
...nope a plastic bag...
...nope now it's a kite!
Larry pouncing on unsuspecting youth.
Woody Point Lighthouse
Boat ride back to Berry Hill.
The Group (minus Scouter Doug) at the Arches.
Humm...do I need the hard hat?
Lunch break at roadside "tourist centre".
Our St. Anthony's accommodations...excellent facilities!
If you can't find a whale...
St. Anthony's lighthouse.
Icelandic supply vessel.
L'Anse aux Meadow's visitor centre.
Model of Viking settlement.
Inside the Longhouse with a Viking.
Now that's how you blow the horn!
Scouts in mock battle.
Just like the commercial.
A nice dinner on the northern tip of the rock.
Skipping stones in the bay.
Sunset with Labrador in the distance.
At the Arches and a white forest.
Wild raspberry picking.
All that remains of the shipwreck of the SS Ethie (1919).
Panoramic of Tablelands.
Panoramic Westernbrook Pond departure.
Panoramic of Western Brook Pond.
Panoramic of snowfield.
Panoramic of Gros Morne plateau (Long Range Trail)