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... right time to see the Salmon spawning, not something you see every day, pretty cool.
The third was the surprise of the day, we drove up an uninspiring mountain in an uninspiring part of the country to find an amazing Swiss style ski village in the middle of nowhere named Sun Peaks. It is very quiet but a lovely place to see at this time of year, I think it would be amazing in winter and alot more crowded. Even the golf course was impressive. Check out the photos.
I have been in the mood to be out of Seattle as much as possible
these past few months. No particular reason, just been here, done it.
Being in the great Northwest, I am surrounded by beautiful and varied
outdoor attractions. My main excuse for not getting out and enjoying it
are the never ending house chores and projects and no wife to do them.
;-)But really, my excuse for not getting off the cement is that
the outdoors are just a pain in the ...
... was a very hot and sunny day and we had some lunch, a great steak sandwich, on the Riverside Terrace before continuing our journey.
Many, many miles down the road we stopped at Revelstoke - a hot, dry place famous for railways and skiing, on the banks of the Columbia River - for coffee and cake and to get some petrol. It was at this point that we realised we didn't know if the car took petrol or diesel, and nobody else knew either! We gave up ...
... we were there it was pretty cold -18 needless to say we only rode it once.
Because we arrived on a Saturday, it was fairly busy and busy for Sun Peaks means a 10 minute wait to get on the lift! This however only lasted until about 3pm and then everybody vanished!
We got dressed and went out for an afternoon of riding. We soon learnt that most people are pretty conservative with where they ski as they had ...
... had had enough by then, but I loved it. If I ever live in Canada, Nordic skiing is certainly something I could get into. It's a real workout though, so much for a day off. That evening we had a quiet night in with Suits and takeout pizza.
Wednesday - There is nothing that gets you out of bed more than a blanket of snow, and that was certainly true for our Wednesday morning in Sun Peaks!! We had 8cms overnight and it just kept coming. We slayed run after run on ...