Archive of posts tagged "okanagan"

More to Discover at Baldy Mountain Resort


Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 — 8:18am PST
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I went back to Baldy Mountain Resort for the second time this winter, and while I explored more downhill terrain, toured upcoming real estate, and sipped hot apple cider in the lodge, I probably had the most fun on the Frisbee golf course — while on snowshoes! I wrote about my experience for SnowSeekers: Zipping […]

Ski Baldy and Stay Osoyoos This Winter in Wine Country


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 — 9:00am PST
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I had only previously been to Osoyoos during this desert destination’s summer months, when jetskis made waves on the lake, ice cream shops had queues of swimsuit-clad customers, and winery tours were on a morning agenda between brunch and beach time. This year, I was in town during the first weekend in December. This means […]

Winter in Wine Country With a Twist


Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 — 9:50am PST
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Lights in the vineyard, tasting room open houses, fireworks, and a festival of trees are all a part of Winter in Wine Country but this year the South Okanagan has another offering: Skiing at Baldy Mountain Resort! Baldy First Chair Festival Located on the south side of Mount Baldy in the South Okanagan, Baldy has […]

Harvest Time in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 8:41am PST
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I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]

Spotted Lake Near Osoyoos


Sunday, August 7th, 2016 — 9:00am PST
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At the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, while you take a break from lake recreation and wine touring, you can enjoy very important history lesson. The beautifully designed Desert Cultural Centre is where you’ll hear about the Okanagan people, their land, and the importance of Spotted Lake. Photographer Michael Schmidt contacted the ONA to […]

Alpine Blossom Festival at Sun Peaks


Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 — 9:41am PST
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Sun Peaks is hosting one of the most Instagrammable festivals around at the end of the month. The Alpine Blossom Festival combines music, entertainment, yoga, outdoor movies, and those wonderful bouncy castles, with the enjoyment of the natural beauty that springs to life in the alpine at this time of year. Alpine Blossom Festival at […]