Snow hangs on branches in a quiet lane, waiting for the wind. [exif id=”7158″]
City of Revelstoke crews operating the vactor truck to locate a watermain break using hydro-excavation. [exif id=”7056″]
A rarely visited lake just off HWY23 south of Revelstoke. No real beach, but lots of rainbow trout waiting to be caught from a float tube. Note:It would be challenging to get a canoe down the trail from the hwy. [exif id=”6899″]
This section of the Columbia River just below Revelstoke is known as the Arrow Lakes Drawdown. At the start of summer this area usually becomes flooded as BC Hydro fills the Arrow Lakes Reservoir for the summer. Many of Revelstoke’s recreation trails on the flats become submerged for a couple of months and areas we …
We took a short May Long Weekend paddle down the Columbia River from Revelstoke. We averaged over fast and cold 8.5km/hr, so you had to keep your eyes open for snags!
With the recent flooding in the Balkans’ it is easy to get complacent about flood risk in this part of the world. But the reality is that we have a huge amount of snow still up in those mountains, and warm weather and rain could cause flooding here like that seen in Calgary last year. …
Brock’s Monument is a 56-metre (185 ft) column atop Queenston Heights, in Queenston, Ontario, dedicated to Major General Sir Isaac Brock, one of Canada’s heroes of the War of 1812. Having recently studied the war with the girls, it was amazing to see some of the places and forts in the Niagara region.
The Welland Canal connects Lake Ontario and Lake Erie up the Niagara Escarpment. One of Canada’s great Civil Engineering achievements. I love taking the kids to engineering sites when we’re on vacation!