COVID-19 Update

Jan 29, 2022 Dear friends and customers, We’re hopeful that the worst of Covid is now behind us, and that we will all be able to enjoy a fun, and relatively normal summer. It’s our expectation that trips will be able to run normally, but we remain ready to...

Ralph & Lannie’s Christmas Letter

Dear Friends, We’re still here! And we’re still helping, but it is very nice to hand the CME reins to son, Albert, who is doing a fabulous job of guiding this project called Coast Mountain. 2020 as first year in the driver’s seat was tough, but Albert undid and...

The Wacky World of Barnacles

More often cursed than celebrated, barnacles are so ubiquitous that we sometimes view them as an extension of the rocky shoreline. That’s a mistake, because barnacles are actually fascinating little creatures. Barnacles are crustaceans, meaning that they surprisingly...

Summer 2020 Reflections

Summer 2020 offered up some of the strangest times any of us have ever lived through. In many ways, it was a story of opposites; confusion and sadness all mixed up with joy and gratitude. It was hard to know how to feel sometimes!  For several weeks in spring, we...