Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nakusp

Today was a long, long drive: all the way from Tete Jaune to Nakusp. The drive took us down 5 (Yellowhead), through Kamloops over to Revelstoke, then down 23, including a ferry crossing of Arrow Lake to Nakusp. We rolled … Continue reading

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Verdant Pass

Today we finally managed to “do” Verdant Pass. The weather may not have been ideal – rain, wind, cold – but the sun broke through in spurts and the mountains revealed themselves through clouds and swirling mist. We were a … Continue reading

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Plan B, C, D and maybe even E

Well, we went with Plan B today – and a jolly good thing it was. It poured all night and all morning. When the clouds began to part just a touch this afternoon, we saw new snowfall on the mountains. … Continue reading

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Maybe Plan B

So there I was (we were) yesterday in the sun (and wind, it must be said). Today, we started off pretty good – and then the weather changed. As we drove to McBride with the dogs to their new puppy … Continue reading

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Wilcox Pass

One more amazing day! One more amazing hike! Do these stunning days ever stop? I think not. After yesterday’s humdrum hike, today’s so far surpassed expectations, it was dizzying. I thought it was going to be just a tiny little … Continue reading

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Tonquin Valley and more

Today has been an amazing day- but I’ll save that for tomorrow, along with a million photos. Yesterday, an “oops” sort of hike – and here is what I wrote about that at the end of the day: All I … Continue reading

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Jasper and Mount Robson

This is the beautiful mountain we’ll get intimate with in four days. In the meantime, we are in Jasper, lunching, shopping and then dashing off home before the frozen berries thaw and the yogurt yogs. Needless to say, today is … Continue reading

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