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Medicine Lake, Jasper

The road to Maligne Lake had reopened, so we drove up to take a look.  The burnt forest was visible around the Medicine Lake turn off. Even with all the burnt trees, it is still a beautiful area.

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Johnston Falls Hike Banff

Having done this hike during our visit this winter, it seemed like a good plan to take the boys to check it out in the summer.  Being popular it is a busy trail, but beautiful anyway.  With the warmer temperatures … 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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Quarry Rock | Deep Cove

Deep cove is a beautiful little community, so when a friend mentioned they where hiking in Deep Cove, on a trail I had yet to experience it seemed like a great place to go. We already had plans with friends to meet … Continue reading

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China Beach | Vancouver Island

China beach was a beautiful stop along the west coast of Vancouver Island.  With a beautiful path through the coastal forest to a huge sandy beach, then as we walked north it transitioned into sea cliffs. This is one stop … Continue reading

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Cathedral Grove | Vancouver Island

Cathedral Grove in MacMillan Provincial Park is a place I have driven through many times, but had never stopped.  This time we made the trip out just to check out this old growth forest.  It is a beautiful forest, with many large … Continue reading

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Horne Lake Caves | Vancouver Island

I had heard that Horne Lake Provincial Park was a fun place to explore caves, so it was our first stop on our Vancouver Island trip. After shortening the trip and cutting camping, I left all the flashlights at home, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Trip 2012

Vancouver Island is one of the most beautiful places I have seen, and this trip was another reminder of how amazing this place really is. The plan was to tow the Boler around the island exploring with a few stops … Continue reading

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Sasamat Lake | Belcarra Regional Park

This is probably the best swimming lake around Vancouver, and a great place to visit.  Before heading to the beach we hiked the trail around the lake.  The boys had a friend, making the hike easy.  With the melt snow … Continue reading

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