Monashee Lake

The views are amazing! Hiking to the alpine with its pristine lakes, jagged rocky peaks and wide open meadows is nothing but rewarding. Round two with the Monashee Lake hike. We attempted this hike earlier in the week but were forced to turn around due to road maintenance. You can read more about that here. […]

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Paddle Boarding on Kalamalla Lake

This year we picked up two, new to us, paddle boards with hopes we could cruise the lake as a family. We have seen many people with kids and dogs on the water and thought this could be a great family outing. This was our third attempt with the girls. The first time around both […]

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Farmstrong Cidery

We recently purchased an investment property in Enderby, a real fixer upper of a 3-plex. This is not the first time we have talked about Enderby in our writeups as last year we hiked up one of the cities most famous sights, The Enderby Cliffs and Tyson regularly enjoys Kayaking down the Shuswap river during […]

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Mount Swansea

My latest job schedule has me tucked away in the small west Kootenay town of Invermere. With Shannon and the girls back at home I am always looking for things to keep be busy and get outdoors after work. Finishing early one day a co-worker and I decided to head up to the local hotspot […]

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West Kootenay Road Trip

With the summer days finally arriving and greeting us with staggeringly warm days we chose to head out for a drive to pay a visit with some old friends. The Toyota was gently loaded up but the seats were full with the four of us. Leaving our home town of Vernon at 10:00, we travelled […]

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Spectrum Lake

Adventure time with an overnight backpacking trip with 2 year olds in tow. We headed I nto Spectrum Lake within Monashee Provincial Park east of Vernon, B.C. We hiked in here the year prior so for more information on direction and a campground tour be sure to click here. Spectrum Lake parking lot is approximately […]

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