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Come experience the night sky like never before!

Come experience the night sky like never before!

Happy Canada Day!

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#yoloswag #outdoorgear #friendsintheoutdoors

#yoloswag #outdoorgear #friendsintheoutdoors

Flash Back Friday

RENDEZVOUS CANADA –1985
A story by David Boulding

Jim and Myrna at a Rendez-vous tradeshow.

Jim and Myrna at a Rendez-vous tradeshow.

Some 25 years ago, maybe longer, Jim and Myrna were invited to the second year of Rendezvous Canada. This is a federally funded high profile project that connects the best international buyers and sellers of quality tourism products from around the world to the finest Canadian tourist operators.

Strathcona was a unique Canadian product, in a picture perfect place, with a special focus on children and families, because of this S.P.L. was in on the ground floor. While the Lodge started as a trout and salmon fishing place in the summer and did not directly focus on children in the early years, by 1970, the focus was all children and then in a few years the focus broadened to include families. This approach Read more

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Spend your summer hiking around the moutains of #bc's oldest park, #strathconapark.

Spend your summer hiking around the moutains of #bc’s oldest park, #strathconapark.

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We have trails for all ages of hiker ability on site and in #strathconapark.

We have trails for all ages and hiker ability on site and in #strathconapark.

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The intertidal zone offers plenty of sea life to explore as a family.

The intertidal zone offers plenty of sea life to explore as a family.

Flash Back Fridays

PATRICK FULLER

Jim had electric lines, water lines, septic pipes and propane all in the same trenches. One day Patrick came upon an outdoor electric socket with water pouring out of the plug. He found out that a join in a nearby water line had separated. Because the electric line had been threaded through cheap pipe, the water got into that pipe. The circuit breaker had shut the power off and the plug coming out of the ground was done properly. Patrick repaired the leaking water line and all was well

The main office building in the foreground the Outdoor Centre in the background.

The main office building in the foreground the Outdoor Centre in the background.

A more serious event happened and Patrick almost got electrocuted. The furnace in the Annex had frozen pipes. He walked up the hill with a propane torch to thaw the pipes. Because he didn’t want to go back down to get Read more

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on top of the mountain

uh..yeah…this looks amazing!