On Saturday we packed up a picnic lunch and drove up to Big White Ski Resort. We drove the back way, which took about 15 min longer (1 hour and 20 min total), but the scenery was beautiful.
Once we arrived at Big White we hiked up to Rhonda Lake. It was 2.5km up the mountain, a 279 meter (920 foot) climb! I carried Asher on my back with the Ergo, and Ian carried our lunch and all our water. The kids did an awesome job, there were some really steep sections, but they kept on and were looking forward to getting to the lake as their reward at the top.
The fall colors on the mountain were awesome.
We made it!
We ate our lunch on the picnic table and explored the shores.
Marin said the water was cold, and if she says it is cold then you know it is real cold!
The kids had a little dance party on the rocks
Family picture on a rock.
The view from the lake.
There is a ski lift up to the top and a run down the side of the bowl on the other side of the trees.
Asher went on a little walk to check it all out too.
Such a little man.
There is a giant chair on the lake shore so of course the kids wanted to sit in it.
So good to be enjoying beautiful BC!
On the drive home Jeriah was asleep in the car before we even got out of Big White, that was a seriously big climb for such a little guy. When we got home we all had a shower and the kids started watching "Road to Avonlea", do any of you remember that show? I enjoyed it as a kid and a while back it came to my mind and so I check to see if the public library had it and they did so I put it on hold. This past week it came in so Saturday afternoon was a great time to start it. The kids enjoyed it, and it was neat to see it again.
We finished it off with spaghetti dinner and the kids were all out like lights at bedtime. :)