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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Middleton Mountain Park and Hiking Trails

With the daylight hours shrinking so rapidly and the snow line getting lower on the hillside, getting out for a full day takes a bit more planning. This is where the local community trails starts to take over. As we close our front door behind us we set out on foot to Middleton Mountain Park […]

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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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