Pinnacle Lake

With this “heat dome” temperature increase we decided to pack into the truck and head for the Monashees with neighbour Bruce for one of our favourite hikes. We have done this one a few times, first time as a day hike then another as an overnight. See our previous blog for more details. We arrived […]

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The Rimrocks

As spring pushes into summer we always try our best to get out for the low lying hikes before the weather gets too hot. We decided again to hit the trails with our neighbour Bruce. He is always a good sport and puts up with our crazy antics and our two littles bounding around. This […]

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Bluenose Hike

Mid spring conditions make for a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy some of the amazing mountain scenery. Just like our previous hike up Mt. Rose Swanson we are looking for an opportunity to have our two young girls get out and off our backs for a while. Well that was the intention anyways. […]

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Mt. Rose Swanson Hike

Lately we have been looking for some shorter, but still rewarding view hikes to do so the girls can get their feet on the ground. This is where we took advantage of the locals favourite hike of Mt. Rose Swanson outside of Armstrong. To the unfamiliar ear this sounds like one place but in actuality […]

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Kinsol Trestle

With early spring weather threatening rain for the day we made a choice for some close proximity outings with easy access to the truck incase the precipitation was to much. 45 kms south of Chemainus on Vancouver Island, we wind our way through the Cowichan valley, past Shawnigan Lake to the Kinsol Trestle parking lot. […]

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2020 Christmas Tree Hunt

We loaded up in the truck with our snowshoes, Dueter backpacks, and a saw, with hopes of finding the perfect Christmas tree. The girls are always excited when they see us packing the kid carriers, knowing an adventure lies ahead. The weather has been pretty mild so we decided to venture up King Edward FSR […]

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