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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Swan Lake Nature Reserve

Located at the north end of Vernon, on the west side of Swan Lake lies what I believe is one of the truly underrated and overlooked parks in the area. We first stumbled across this park when we had a brief stint living in the are a few years back. We used to go for […]

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Sovereign Lake Cross Country Ski

Getting out for a cross country ski is always enjoyable. But getting out for a cross country ski with a set of twin girls is getting a bit trickier. Lacking any sort of luxuries like trailers or sleighs, it only leaves us with a back pack each. The forecast predicted a cold spell heading our […]

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Family Skate On The Local Pond

With the weather being mild so far this winter we have been fortunate to be able to get outside and enjoy. With the thermometer showing -7 we were a bit hesitant to head to the pond, but the sun was shining so we chose to go for it. Our girls are still under three and […]

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