Bluenose Mountain, June 2019

The sky was blue, sun was out and the winds were mild so another local hike was in store for us. I had been to Bluenose Mountain once before some 25 years ago so it was long over due. The mountain itself is an extinct volcano located just outside of Vernon in a small community […]

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Denison Lake and Camels Hump, May 2019

We started out the morning set on a day hike to Denison Lake. From what we read the trailhead starts roughly 14km off the paved road just outside of Lumby, B.C. We followed our “Hiking in the Okanagan and the Southern Monashees” book directions, and once we got to the 7.0 km marker off the […]

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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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Wells Gray, Aug. 2018

We set out on our first camping trip with our 6 week old twins.  Up to Clearwater we went so that Tyson could kayak the Clearwater river and we could explore Wells Gray Provincial Park.  We arrived mid afternoon, just in time to meet up with Natalie and Leanne at the rivers edge for Tyson […]

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Abbott Ridge, July 2018

We have been on a bit of a hiatus as we had twin girls towards the end of June.  Once we got into the groove of life with two newborns we decided it was time to venture out again and get back to our adventurous life.  Sunday, July 22, we decided to take on a bit […]

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Cosens Falls, April 2018

Shannon and I decided to take an little stroll into our favourite local spot, Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park.  From the Cosens Bay parking lot you walk the 3kms, a one hour up and over the hill towards the lake.  You cross the open grassy field and enjoy the amazing views the entire way.  This hike […]

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