A typical Outpost day begins with the call of the wild. A loon or an eagle welcomes
the sun - inviting its dance of light and leafy shadow against white canvas.
Soon, the percussive quiet is broken again by the gentle
footfall of morning coffee en-route from the cookhouse. With a click of a button,
a remote-controlled propane woodstove delivers toasty warmth and the camp comes
A gourmet breakfast featuring coastal
specialties - like smoked-salmon eggs benedict with organic fruit medley - unfolds
at leisure, rolling gently into myriad wilderness activities, educational programs,
and spa treatments a la carte.
These in turn roll seamlessly into afternoon hors d'oeuvres and cocktails
in the cookhouse. Then, with the calming of the balmy summer breeze, dinner service
begins in the intimate bistro or family dining tents, in the cookhouse dining
room, or at Chef May's open-kitchen bar.
Après dinner and fabulous
dessert, guests convene in the outdoor lounge to recount the day's adventures.
A few opt for snooker in the games tent; still others partake of brandy and a
good read in the library tent.
At twilight, resort staff tend to the ceremony of lighting the hundreds of
lamp-oil torches that light the boardwalks and roadways. Service staff begin turndown,
igniting wood-stoves and oil lamps, in anticipation of each guests' return to
Newlyweds and newly-in-loves are
often found soaking in one of three steamy wood- fired hot tubs, gazing out at
the moonlit velvet night. And always, the million of stars in the ebony Clayoquot
sky bid a brilliant good night to the truly wild at heart.