Steve passes the Coquihalla summit

Steve Coram passes the Coquihalla summit, January 1, 2014

Steve trickle-charges at the 120v outlets outside the washrooms

Steve trickle-charges his fully-electric Nissan LEAF at the 120v outlet outside the washrooms at the old toll booth

Kelly joins Steve at the Merritt charging station next to Baillie House

Kelly Carmichael welcomes Steve to Merritt at the charging station next to Baillie House

Steve & Kelly cross paths at the charging station in Hope on the return trip

Steve & Kelly cross paths at the charging station in Hope on the return trip

First fully electric car over the Coq “Ask a Canadian about driving across the Coq at any time in a Nissan LEAF, and the responses you’ll get will range from “are you nuts?” to nervous laughter. Not to be deterred, I decided to try and conquer the Coq as a pre-run for the eventual road trip with my family to Banff.” —EV enthusiast Steve Coram.

Read full issue here Merritt Morning Market 2530-jan 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read Steve’s trip blog

http://stevecoram.blogspot.ca/2014/01/conquercoquihalla.html