May Monthly Archives

Wells Gray Provincial Park Adventure

Wells Gray Provincial Park is somewhere I have been a few times, in fact Melody and I went there just last summer. It is in Clearwater BC, just an hour and a half from Kamloops. Most of the time when people think of Wells Gray they think of Helmcken Falls, it is the most well known waterfall in the park though only one of the …

The Little Things Gear List

Gear list - Kristie Jean

I have mentioned before the camera gear I pack when I go out on a photo adventure but I got thinking the other day about the little things that I always make sure I have in my bag that have nothing to do with photography. There is nothing worse then being out for a hike and being cold and uncomfortable. Instead of getting to the …

Mt.Baldy

Mt.Baldy - Kristie Jean

Mt.Baldy lookout trail…now this is a hike I would gladly do again. Melody and I arrived at the trailhead about 1pm kind of wondering where the trail went because we couldn’t see it from the car. All we could see was the trail kiosk. We sat in the car for a minute not quite ready to get out and put our heavy camera backpacks on …

10 Adventure Survival Tips

10 Adventure Survival Tips - Kristie Jean

Melody and I go for a hike or some sort of adventure nearly every weekend and without fail there is always something that comes up that we wish we would have remembered or done differently.┬áIt has become a running joke of wondering what is going to happen next, are we going to get lost, forget our jackets at home and be cold the whole time, …

When Adventures Don’t Go As Planned

When adventures don't go as planned - Kristie Jean

There are adventures that go exactly as planned, beautiful weather, well marked trails, everything is great and then there are adventures that do not go well at all. That would be these two hikes. Turtle Mountain is in Vernon, I will admit to not doing too much research before Melody and I got there other then to figure out how to get to where we …