The RD Cobalt Property is in west central British Columbia, Canada, in the Hazelton area, on NTS map sheet 093M03 (BCGS map sheets 093M012, 013, 022, and 023). The area lies at the north end of the Rocher Déboulé Range, near the junction of the Bulkley and Skeena Rivers. The geographic centre of the Property is at 55°11'N, 127°36'W. The Property comprises five contiguous mineral claims that cover an area of approximately 7,327.32 ha.
The RD Cobalt Property is located approximately 1 km south of the Yellowhead Highway, a major interprovincial highway in western Canada. The Yellowhead Highway (BC Highway 16) is part of the Trans-Canada Highway System, a transcontinental federal-provincial highway system that travels through all ten provinces of Canada from the west to east coasts.
The west end of the Property (the Golden Wonder area) can be reached by Comeau Road, a gravel road that links to Highway 16 southwest of Sealey Lake Provincial Park. ATV trails run west from Comeau Road north (for ~1,400 m) and south (for ~1100 m) of Denys Lake.
The northern section of the Property (West’s Knoll, Daley West areas) is accessible from Highway 16 by ATV along trails or by foot. Access to the south-central area of the Property above the treeline (Black Prince, Blue Lake, Silvertip Glacier, and Hecla areas) is limited by topography to helicopter.
The nearest population centre to the Property is the Hazelton area, which includes two municipalities (the Village of Hazelton and the District of New Hazelton), three unincorporated settlements, and four First Nations’ villages (combined population of about 8,000). New Hazelton is located about 1 km north of the Property’s north boundary.
The town of Smithers (population 5,400), about 65 km southeast of the Property, has a branch of the Ministry of Energy and Mines and currently provides services for exploration and mining activities in the area, including helicopter, drilling, expediting, and heavy equipment companies.
Paved and gravel roads, rail, and power transmission lines run adjacent to the northern edge of Property.
The New Hazelton railway station, served by Via Rail’s Jasper–Prince Rupert train, is on the Canadian National Railway mainline, which runs approximately 250 m north of the Property’s boundary. Highway 16 runs within several kilometres of the north property boundary, through New Hazelton and South Hazelton.
The BC Hydro 138 kV supply line for the region passes through the Property, with a secured substation at New Hazelton.
The nearest airport to the Property is Smithers Regional Airport, where daily commercial flights area available to Vancouver.