Saturday, March 29, 2008

High Mountain Peaks

When we are at our float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal BC we are surrounded by high peaks.

Using snowshoes we are able to get to a viewpoint overlooking the lake with spectatular snowcapped mountains in the distance (Beartooth, Knuckleheads, Freda and Tin Hat).

Sometimes we use our quads to get to other high viewpoints. Here is one overlooking Haslam Lake with Texada Island in the background.

Our good friend John likes to build trails just to get to high places like this. Trail building is hard work, but the benefits are well worth it.

Have you been thinking about coming to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics? Take a few extra days and come visit Powell River. It will be the "high" point of your vacation. -- Margy

19 comments:

  1. Betty2:43 PM

    Great pictures. I would love to sit on that place where John is sitting.The picture over looking Haslam Lake is magnificent.

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  2. These are beautiful shots. What a wonderful area.

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  3. Great photos for the theme. I am pretty sure I have been to Powell river, I am just trying to remember when it was.

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  4. Breath Taking!! Those are beautiful pictures. Thanks for stopping by my blog. :)

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  5. Oh that is SO beautiful. It looks a lot like the view from New York's Adirondacks. We hope to climb a peak this summer and take photos.

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  6. what gorgeous shots! the first one is particularly breath-taking.

    thanks for stopping by!

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  7. Man, that is just breathtakingly gorgeous!

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  8. Wow! I love your picture, just keep it up and enjoy!!!

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    Happy Weekend guys!!!

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    Have a great Weekend!!!

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  10. Amazing- these look like story book pics. So beautiful and breath taking. I love the view. I wished I was there my goodness just looking at each one is sooooo relaxing. I would do almost anything to live or simply visit the view.

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  11. Those are breath taking views. We aren't planning on coming up for the Olympics but from Seattle it could be a nice little long weekend trip some time.

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  12. Oh that first photo is just amazing!!! Lovely. :)

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  13. Absolutely gorgeous! I'm putting Powell River on my list of places to visit!

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  14. Thank you to everyone for coming to see my high mountain peak photos. I hope you get a chance to visit Powell River. We fell in love with it after just one vacation and now live here in our floating cabin on the lake. If you want to read more about it you can go to www.PowellRiverBooks.com by clicking here. Hope to see you again soon. - Margy

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  15. wonderful pictures! thanks for dropping by :)

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  16. Margy...those are beautiful photos and great for the theme...wow now who wouldn't want to come to your neck of the woods after seeing all those beautiful photos...you better be careful for what you are wishing for....cheers!

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  17. I love your photos, excellent choice for the theme

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  18. Wow- absolutely gorgeous. Such a contrast to my desert home.

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