Gear List For A Family Of Four

When heading into the backcountry with kids (that can’t carry much weight in their own packs) you need to make sure you have everything you need, but at the most minimal level. Finding gear that is ultra lightweight is a really good option but can be expensive. You don’t need the best and lightest to […]

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Canyoning In The Okanagan

We found a hidden gem in the Okanagan where we could keep cool in this summer heat. Okanagan Canyoning is based out of Kelowna, BC and takes you just a quick 10 minute drive from the edge of town to where an epic canyon is hidden amongst the forest. We parked our vehicle then got […]

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Paddle Boarding With Kids

A perfect activity in this Okanagan heat is paddle boarding. We are always looking for things to do with and without kids and this works out great for us. We are currently in our third summer with our paddle boards which means our girls were two when we got them. The first couple times we […]

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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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Hiking Joss Mountain

Friday evening we were tossing around thought of doing a day hike the following day. We were trying to find something sub-alpine or even alpine to do, bonus if there was a lake around too. Our skies in town were quite smokey from the wildfires burning around so we were looking to get away from […]

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