Travel Blogs from Sun Peaks
... Was magnificent, a great appetiser prior to our sumptuous meal (think we are now putting on some weight - thank god for stretch pants).
After dinner we enjoyed a historic insight into the fur trading industry and life as a pioneer. The presenter described the discovery and settlement of Canada by the English/French and how the Hudsons Bay Company and Northwest Company forged the Canada we know today.
... 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 ...
... us down some steep glades, Mum had a tumble!! She managed to ski away from it but knew her knee was a bit worse for wear. We ended the day a little early and I cooked us a flat favourite - gourmet sausage pasta!
Thursday - Mum wasn't up to skiing today. She self diagnosed a torn MCL ligament and, after visiting the doctor that evening, turned out to be right! All of us were determined not to let this hurdle ruin our trip however. We headed out in the fresh snow ...
... mum down a tough gladed run and after nailing the first half, she fell and twisted her leg. Dr says torn MCL ligament which means no more skiing - bummer! Good thing we're off to San Fran in two days.
What exceeded expectations
1. Matt exceeded all expectations when he hit a 10 foot high jump (that's 1.5 people high for those that don't know imperial) and stomped it. Around here, that jump is so notorious it has a ...
... also be joining us and is with us for the rest of the trip.
Well, we got to the half-way point of our journey, Boston Bar. Crossed the Fraser River Canyon where the Coastal Mountains were on our right and the Cascade Mountains on our left. Throughout the Cascade Mountains there are still active volcanoes.
The scenery is now very lush once again. Tall trees and very dense.
There is then a photo opportunity at Hells Gate which is ...