Spectrum Lake – May 2019

We decided to brave our first back country camping trip with the girls at just under 11 months of age. This would be our trial run to see if we could pull it off and how we could change things for next time. Spectrum Lake is in Monashee Provincial Park, 46 km off highway #6 […]

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Pinnacle lake – Aug. 2017

The day of the eclipse as well as Shannon’s birthday.  Pinnacle lake is a great day trip but we wanted to get up on top of the mountains to watch the eclipse and explore more than what daylight had in store for us, so we brought along our tent to stay the night.  The hike […]

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Silver Spray Cabin – Aug. 2017

Silver Spray cabin is a 7 km, 1016 meter elevation gain hike located in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park.  This is a grueling hike through a forest ravished by fire many years ago.  This hike goes up and up and up.  You keep looking for the end where the cabin could be and it never seems […]

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Top of the World/Lussier Hot Springs – July 2017

We have always wanted to backpack hike in the East Kootenays.  We started our stay 22 km on gravel roads in Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park at Alces Lake Campground; a very nice drive in campground with lovely views and right on the lake.  The water was even warm enough to swim.  That evening we heading the 4.5km back […]

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Mount Revelstoke National Park – July 2017

A 2 night backpacking trip in the sub alpine to Eva and Jade lake.  We planned on staying a night at each of the lakes but the Rangers in the entry booth told us there was too much snow at Jade Lake to camp, so we enjoyed both nights at Eva Lake instead.  We parked in an […]

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