Posts Tagged "hiking"

Davidson Creek/Carrot Mountain Hike

It’s awhile since I’ve done a hill-climb with the Octogenarian Mountain Goat, so a run up to the seasonal waterfalls on Davidson Creek seemed like a good idea for Saturday morning. What was I thinking. Any notion that we’d actually make it back by noon (as advertised) or that I might enjoy a mildly-stimulating bit of exercise on the last day before I hit the big 6-0 was completely out of the question. How could I not know that this hike would turn into one of Dad’s infamous adventures in bushwhacking.

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Grandma Wears Hiking Boots – Okanagan

Laurie Carter’s unique take on Okanagan trails, wildflower excursions, wine tasting, farm tours, family attractions, historic sites, cultural pursuits, mine tours, jumping off mountains and her favourite subject—food—suggest this book should be called: Grandma Wears Hiking Boots and Sneakers, Snowshoes and Skis, Flip-flops and Terminally Gorgeous Heels. Carter’s zippy style and self-inflicted humour make this collection of anecdotes, observations and recommendations a lively page-turner for armchair travellers and serious Okanagan explorers.

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