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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Tony’s Craft Cidery

This little gem is just off Highway 6 in Lavington. Last weekend we passed by it on our way home from our Kaslo trip and felt we needed to see what it is all about. The sun was shining so we headed out to pay a visit to the Cidery. We stopped in for a […]

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Paddle Boarding on Kalamalla Lake

This year we picked up two, new to us, paddle boards with hopes we could cruise the lake as a family. We have seen many people with kids and dogs on the water and thought this could be a great family outing. This was our third attempt with the girls. The first time around both […]

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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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Okanagan Rail Trail

On a random Tuesday in June we decided to head out for a ride. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place and a summer that doesn’t seem to want to arrive it makes for a perfect opportunity to get on the bike. Fortunately, we can load up in our driveway and within a couple of kilometres […]

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