Southern Interior East

Mt. Severide Trek in the Monashee Alpine

Fall Season = Hiking Season! While I was working Saturday and enjoying the local regional parks on Sunday, Jesse and crew were out bagging Alpine Peaks. Below are Mount Severide pictures and pictures from the hike up. Jesse doesn't use a GPS, he downloaded and studied...

Best Canoe Trip close to Kelowna

Best little canoe trip near Kelowna. Find a small passage filled with large lillies, identify various birds including the Blue Heron and about one km of awesome canoeing. Go to Oyama Lake and canoe to the north to find the passage that connects to Streak Lake.

Big Horn Reservoir and Crown Land Camping near Kelowna

Big Horn Lake Reservoir located West of Fintry near Kelowna BC.

Angel Springs Trail

Angel Springs Trail

This is a very nice hike, and is not too terribly long, although wet conditions due to run off in the spring can make the hike very long and slightly unenjoyable. To get to the springs you follow June Springs Rd untill it changes into a dirt road, Little White Forest Service Road, follow this until you get to a flat area where you could park, this is where the trail starts.

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Made In Canada Fire Strikers and Fatwood tinder are Made In Canada

How To Light A Fire Without Matches

Step 1.

Fluff the fatwood by scraping the stick with the edge of your striker. If a hunting knife is available, use the BACK of the blade to fluff.

Step 2.

Practice getting a spark to land on the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your ferro rod and the edge of your striker.

Step 3.

Direct the sparks to the top of the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your QUICK-FIRE and the edge of the Striker. (Or use the back of a blade)