Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mactaggart Sanctuary, Smith Crossing in the winter

  With the sun finally out the boys and I headed out to go snowshoeing.  We headed back to, as it is nice and close to the house.  Except for a couple places we didn’t really need snowshoes, but the boys … Continue reading

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Visiting Elk Island National Park in the winter

The plan started out with a hike at Elk Island, but as the temperatures dropped it was decided that a tour in our cars would be the new plan. We saw a moose on the side of hwy 16, just outside of Edmonton, but … Continue reading

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January 2013 Boler Update

Progress on the Boler has been slow, with the cold and an un-insulated garage I have been reluctant to work on the trailer.  However with the New Year here I want to get it ready for the summer camping season. I bought … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing at Mineral Lake

Logging roads in the winter sounded fun, so we headed down to explore, this first road looked plowed, however the turn off to Mineral Lake was not.  After debating on if we would get stuck, we decided to go for it, and … Continue reading

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Sledding at Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park

The boys had a great time sledding the day before at Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park.  So we headed out to explore some of the roads around there, of course hiking in to the sledding hill so the boys could get … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing in Kimberly

With the kids off sledding with family, it was a great chance for us to take some time to explore Kimberly a bit.  From Cranbrook it is a short drive (2 years ago we rode our bikes on the old railway, which … Continue reading

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Light House Park

After hiking Cypress falls in the morning, we stopped for some lunch and then off to Lighthouse Park.  This is my favorite place around Vancouver.  I was not sure how C and his Uncle would do with a second walk and was … Continue reading

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Cypress Falls Hike

Cypress Falls Park is a fun walk, and is right off the hwy on the way to Lighthouse Park, making it a great stop for today.  The day started out clear and sunny, but as we arrived cloud had moved … Continue reading

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Drive to Vancouver

Usually when winter arrives I have stayed in the lower mainland until the snow leaves the highways.  Now living in Edmonton, driving in the snow is becoming normal, so we made our first winter road trip back to Vancouver. The mountains were beautiful, and … Continue reading

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