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Autumn in the Kootenays

09 November 2019

This weekend we headed east, hoping to find plenty of snow to camp in. We planned on exploring an area near the massive Arrow Lakes in the central Kootenays, and quickly found a suitable-looking forest service road to take us away from the highway and into more remote backcountry.

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Camping in Okanagan

01 November 2019

We hadn't gone camping for a few months and we were itching to get out into the woods. Early November presented an opportunity to do just that, at a nearby lake just an hour from home.

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Camping in central Kootenays

27 July 2019

At the end of July we (yet again) headed into the Kootenays, but this time the central area. The first night was spent at a pullout off a quiet FSR, but on day two we found a wonderful, secluded spot right on the water. Other than some day-time users of the lake, we had the spot all to ourselves.

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Camping in the Kootenays

17 May 2019

In Mid-may my buddy and I met up in the Kootenays to open the 2019 camping season at a great riverside spot, nested in a valley between some snow-covered mountains.

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Camping in Kentucky Alleyne Provincial Park

24 December 2017

In late December we headed into the interior for even more winter camping, in the form of a quick overnighter in Kentucky Alleyne Provincial Park. Easily accessible, scenic and quiet, it was a perfect weekend getaway.

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Cabin Lake Attempt

23 October 2017

Not wanting to give up on fall just yet, we decided to head to Cabin Lake for the weekend. With beautiful sunshine in Vancouver, we underestimated just what we were getting into this late in the season.

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Interior Road Trip

04 September 2017

We spent a few days exploring Lillooet Lake, nearby hot springs, Harrisson and Nahatlatch regions.

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Kamloops Area

22 August 2017

I met up with a few old friends for a weekend of camping near Kamloops.

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