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Wed Aug 27 04:29:20 MDT 2014 - 2014 Ghost Lake Boating

It's already the end of August, summer is almost over and we haven't had the chance yet to take out our boat to the waters ever since our towing vehicle got rear-ended.

Fortunately, parts that were ordered from Germany came early that the bodyshop was able to finish our vehicle weeks ahead of time. That meant we could still salvage our boating season!

Today's forecast calls for a very warm day. We planned to leave work earlier and take out the boat from storage for the very first time this year, prep it right at the lake, then take her out to the waters!

Consider this our very first boating for 2014 boating season!

Video:

media-Windows  Ghost Lake Boating

 

Mon Aug 4 00:00:00 MDT 2014 - Heritage Day Long Weekend - Another Ride The Week Out - Day 4

Last day of our Road Trek. Just before we head back to Revelstoke, we headed to Nakusp Hot Springs. This is hot springs nestled deep towards the mountains of Kuskanax valley, about 14 kilometers from the town of Nakusp off Highway #23.

Locations:

- Nakusp Hot Springs
- Kuskanax Falls
- Gardner Falls
- Galena Bay & Ferry

 

 

 

 

Sun Aug 3 00:00:00 MDT 2014 - Heritage Day Long Weekend - Another Ride The Week Out - Day 3

Today we will be heading to Kaslo for a surprise Jazz Etc Music Festival. Heading out from Nakusp, we take highway #6 until we hit the junction at New Denver and then head down to Highway #31A. This highway is rated #5 on Destination Highways, winding our way through 46 kilometers on one of the curviest roads in British Columbia.

Every August long weekend, this pretty town of Kaslo in British Columbia hosts their Jazz Etc Summer Music Festival against a background of stunning vistas and pristine wilderness. Musicians perform on a unique floating stage just a little offshore on Kootenay Lake.

Locations:

- New Denver, BC 
- Kaslo, BC
- 23rd Kaslo Annual Jazz Etc Music Festival

 

Video:

media-Windows   Nakusp to Kaslo Road Trek

media-Windows   Biking Kaslo to Ainsworth

 

Sat Aug 2 00:00:00 MDT 2014 - Heritage Day Long Weekend - Another Ride The Week Out - Day 2

Nakusp is known as a relaxation hub with several hot springs and spas nearby. This tiny town is located on the shores of Upper Arrow Lake in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia.

Today, we will get to know this little town more as we explore it -- the Waterfront Walk, the restaurants, the beach, the town gardens, and then head to Halcyon Hot Springs for a good soak for the rest of the day.

Locations:

- Village of Nakusp
- Halcyon Hot Springs

 

 

Fri Aug 1 00:00:00 MDT 2014 - Heritage Day Long Weekend - Another Ride The Week Out - Day 1

August Long Weekend, also known as Heritage Day in Alberta, is the 2nd last long weekend of summer in Canada. And what do you know? Summer is almost over! This is one of the busiest long weekend in Canada. This particular long weekend, we will be heading out to Nakusp, BC and enjoy some mountain riding, enjoy the scenery, and hot springs of course!

   Locations: 

- Giant Cedars Boardwalk 
- Revelstoke
- Shelter Bay
- Galena Bay
- Nakusp

 

 
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