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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Kaslo and Slocan Park

We finally had a bit of time where our schedules were not so rushed and decided to hit the road for a few days. With the truck fully loaded and thick smoke filling the air we headed east to Kaslo with hopes of blue sky. One ferry ride and four hours driving later we were […]

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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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Sugarloaf Mountain

We have been itching to get out and enjoy some hiking close to where we live. Today was the day to summit Sugarloaf Mountain. This hike is located just a few kilometres north of Fintry on Westside Road, between Vernon and Kelowna. It isn’t a really challenging trek but a good one to get out […]

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