Read Island Holiday Stollen

Lannie’s Legendary Holiday Stollen Recipe Ingredients 2 cups rich milk, warmed slightly 1 T granulated baking yeast 1 lemon, finely grated zest 1½ c. raisins, soaked in: ¼ c brandy or lemon juice 2/3 c. sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ground cardamom 1 tsp almond extract...

Covid 19 Policies

During our operating season, we remain committed to following the rules and guidance laid out in BC’s Restart Plan. These rules now allow us to operate almost normally, but we will still be taking extra precautions, and ask you to do the same. We, and all of our...

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...