Spectrum Lake

We have been taking our girls to Spectrum Lake since they were 10 months old. It is a somewhat easy hike into what we call “luxury” camping. It takes about 2-3 hours to hike depending on your pace, and if kids are hiking or being carried. We love doing this hike as our kick off […]

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Shuswap River Kayaking

The Okanagan Valley is known for many of its adventures and hidden secrets. Everything from wine tours in the summer to deep powder skiing in the winter. One of its un-spoken excitements is the white water available to kayak enthusiasts. I first got into kayaking back when I was 16 years old and never really […]

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Wells Gray Park

Want to go to a place that has a bunch of amazing waterfalls with most of them being within only about 100 yards from where you park? Then Wells Gray Provincial Park is the place for you. With cooler than normal temperatures this spring our alpine start was somewhat delayed. We had been itching to […]

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Twin Lakes in October

We have been trying to get here for the last month but with Tyson’s work schedule it just hasn’t happened. Today was going to be the day. The weather looked the best and off we went along with our friend Bruce. Bruce has now become a regular with our family adventures, joining us on a […]

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Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Hiking a 20 km day trip with toddlers, crazy idea or what?! The girls and I hit the road at 6:30 am, making a stop to pick up a friend along the way to Mt. Revelstoke National Park. Tyson works away a lot and when my friend asked if we wanted to go hiking I […]

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Lyle Lakes

As summer starts to wind down and the days get shorter, amazing opportunities unfold for heading into the backcountry. The weather begins to cool, the crowds disappear and your left with adventurous opportunities in breathtaking locations. The truck tires started rolling at 7:00 am with the west Kootenays being the destination. Driving east, crossing the […]

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