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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Hot Springs Road Trip, Feb. 2018

The winter season beyond new years can seem dauntingly long and at times painfully enduring.  But there is always a way to turn things around! We started off leaving Vernon with the truck loaded up and a winter storm in the forecast.  Highways 6 was heavily snow covered and 100km later we arrived at the […]

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Failed winter camp overnighter, Dec. 2017

Today Tyson, myself and our friend Bryan set out to do an overnight backpacking hike into Spectrum Lake in the Monashee mountain range.  It was a 2-hour drive from our home and a 6 km easy hike….. in the summer months.  We assumed there would be snow but we didn’t know to what extent.  The main […]

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Eagle Pass Mountain, Oct. 2017

Today’s adventure was to hike to the top to the controversial fire lookout to check it out.  The peak sits at 2347 meters.  We parked at the trailhead (which has parking for about 5 vehicles) and there was a skiff of snow.  It wasn’t too long till we reached a few inches of snow.  Two […]

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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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