When JP got home from work on Friday we picked up my brother and headed out of town to meet up with my parents and little sister in Radium Hot Springs, BC. I love living so close to the mountains and how easy it is to escape city life for a weekend. There is just something about driving out of the city and seeing the Rocky Mountain Range in the distance. It's like a huge weight is lifted and you can breath for the first time. The view is exhilarating, and I'll never tire of it.
"The forest that surrounds you here at Hector Gorge, the river below, the Rocky Mountains all around - this is wilderness. Without the road behind you, it would take several days to reach the nearest town. Perhaps you would not survive the journey. Like the first explorers - Simpson, Sinclair Hector - you would have rivers and canyons to cross, and what you see in front of you would be an unknown, perhaps desolate barrier."