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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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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Much Anticipated Sailing Trip On Hold For Now

Today we should be boarding a plane and heading to Nassau to meet up with our friend Ron. We had intentions of getting aboard Sunspray and sail around the Bahamas for 5 weeks. Instead, like everyone one else, I am on a self-isolation period with the girls. The three of us are at home trying […]

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Cross Country Ski: Silverstar, B.C.

Two seasons ago I decided I wanted to try cross country skiing so I jumped right in and purchased a pass at our local mountain Silverstar just outside of Vernon, B.C. Tyson regularly buys a My1Pass which includes down hill and cross country skiing, snow shoeing, fat bike trails, tubing and skating at the local […]

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Revelstoke getaway – Sept. 2019

Tyson’s job has had him out of town a lot in the last bit so we decided to go on a mini getaway. We booked a night at The Stoke hotel in Revelstoke and didn’t really have anything planned other than to relax and enjoy each other’s company. We woke Saturday morning, leisurely packed up […]

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