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  • Day13

    Sun Peaks

    May 30, 2018 in Canada ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C

    Long drive today so we left soon after 9 and headed up the 99 when the sat nav woke up sufficiently. The road rose continuously through a steep sided tree lined valley with regular avalanche warning signs for the winter time. We stopped briefly at Joffre Lakes where there was still ice on the pathway and spectacular views of mountains from the lower lake. The others were 2.5-3 km hike so we clambered back in the car and Janet had a drive on the wriggly road. In several spots there were barriers which could close the road in snow season.
    Descending the other side we followed the Cayoosh Creek as far as Lillooet where there’s a huge dam and water channel for the fish.
    Marble Canyon for a picnic lunch. Cache Creek for a coffee stop at Bear’s Claw lodge then on through Kamloops to our conclusion at Sun Peaks where the snow and most else has gone. You could jump on the ski lift from our room if it were running. The hot tub was welcome and dining in favoured along with Five Vineyards Cab Sav / Merlot.
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