Rockies Road Trip – Part 1 (days 1-5)

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Category: Canada / Location: British Columbia, Canada / Date: 12 Apr-2014
  • Claire's House Kelowna
    Claire's House Kelowna, our home for one night before heading to Nelson
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, leaving Vancouver
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, the driver
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, going over one of the mountain passes
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, posing in front of our steed
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, downhill into the Okanagon Valley
  • Vancouver to Kelowna
    Vancouver to Kelowna, driving past Okanagon Lake into Kelowna
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Driving Kelowna to Nelson, one of the many rivers swelling with melting snow
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Driving Kelowna to Nelson, along the open highway
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Rock Creek, along the drive from Kelowna to Nelson
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Kelowna to Nelson, stopping at a map in Rock Creek
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Grand Forks, on the drive from Kelowna to Nelson
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Driving from Kelowna to Nelson, stopping at Christina Lake
  • Kelowna to Nelson
    Driving from Kelowna to Nelson, day 2 of road trip
  • Grand Hotel Nelson
    Our lodgings in Nelson
  • Grand Hotel Room
    Claire and Kirsty settling into our lodgings in Nelson
  • Old World Bakery_1
    Old World Bakery, Nelson
  • Old World Bakery_2
    Lunch at the Old World Bakery, Nelson
  • Nelson from Pulpit Rock
    View if Nelson from Pulpit Rock, after a climb
  • Posing on Pulpit Rock
    Posing on Pulpit Rock, overlooking Nelson
  • View of Nelson Orange Bridge
    View of Nelson Orange Bridge, from the west side
  • Orange Bridge
    The Orange Bridge, from Nelson
  • Lake Kootenay
    A beautiful view across Lake Kootenay
  • Driving alongside the Kootenay Lake
    Driving alongside the Kootenay Lake, complete with squashed bugs on the windscreen
  • Ferry crossing from Harrop
    The free ferry crossing from Harrop, feeling small next to a log-truck
  • Ferry crossing to Harrop
    View from the ferry crossing to Harrop on which I got warned about the dangers of the 'Eastside'
  • Train in Harrop
    A train crossing our paths in Harrop
  • Dock and Duck Pub
    Relaxing with a Rickard's Red at the Dock and Duck Pub on the shore of Lake Kootenay
  • Dock and Duck Pub
    Stopping for a beer and some fries at the Dock and Duck Pub, Balfour
  • Kaslo
    Kaslo, the last stop on our day trip from Nelson
  • Kirsty and Claire at Slocan Lake
    Kirsty and Claire posing at the Slocan Lake viewpoint
  • Viewpoint at Slocan Lake
    Taken from the viewpoint at Slocan Lake, on the drive from Nelson to Kelowna
  • Upper Arrow Lake - frozen
    Driving past a frozen Upper Arrow Lake
  • Upper Arrow Lake
    The view down Upper Arrow Lake
  • Driving down to the ferry at Fauquier
    Driving down to the ferry at Fauquier on the way from Nelson to Kelowna
  • A nesting Oprey
    An Osprey nesting on a power cable pole seen on the drive from Nakusp to Fauquier
  • Ferry at Fauquier
    Waiting to board the ferry at Fauquier
  • Fauquier to Needles ferry ride
    View from our car on the Fauquier to Needles ferry ride
  • Sicamous bridge
    The bridge heading out of Sicamous
  • Beware Moose
    Beware Moose, on the drive from Kelowna to Banff
  • Revelstoke entrance
    The entrance to Revelstoke
  • Revelstoke
    Mountains around Revelstoke
  • Revelstoke House
    A house in Revelstoke with remnants of the winter snow
  • Kicking Horse Pass
    Getting out to stretch our legs at Kicking Horse Pass
  • Kicking Horse Pass
    The view from Kicking Horse Pass, West
  • Kicking Horse Pass
    The view from Kicking Horse Pass, East
  • Rogers Pass
    Driving over Rogers Pass in the Glacier National Park
  • Roger Pass
    Driving over Rogers Pass in the Glacier National Park
  • Rogers Pass
    Driving over Rogers Pass in the Glacier National Park
  • Rogers Pass
    Driving over Rogers Pass in the Glacier National Park
  • Highway 1 entering coming into Banff
    Driving into Banff on the Trans-Canada Highway
  • View from Banff Boundary Lodge
    Our view from Banff Boundary Lodge, just arrived in the snow

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