Posted by: sunnyharvy | October 7, 2015

Sea to Sky Highway

Seems like it took forever, but we finally reached the junction for Highway 99, the Sea to Sky Highway. In our case we traveled from sky to sea towards Vancouver, BC. A long and winding downhill road to be sure.

“This highway offers spectacular scenery, but it is not always a relaxing drive.” – The Milepost

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Lots of twists and turns, steep descents, and abrupt drop-offs tested Al’s driving skills. After a few hours on the highway we set up camp in Marble Canyon where the landscape felt surprisingly Southwestern.

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Our site is just across Turquoise Lake in this photo.

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Our view early the next morning.

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We proceeded past Fraser Canyon.

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Ate lunch overlooking Seton Lake.

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Enjoyed viewing more fall foliage colors.

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Saw the biggest log jam ever at the head of Duffy Lake.

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Viewed Duffy Lake in opposite direction.

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The stretched our legs a bit on a hike to Lower Joffre Lake.

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Al definitely had his hands full driving this road.

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It was a bit tough on haRVy’s brakes too.

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Once camped at our Harvest Host’s farm in Pemberton where we picked luscious raspberries.

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The next day we took a hike along the Green River to Nairn Falls.

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Mighty Nairn Falls.

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Having a little snack on the rocks before heading back down.

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Later the same day we hiked to Brandywine Falls.

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Moon set near Alice Lake Campground.

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Beautiful trail around the lake.

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Alice Lake.

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Where is everybody? One of the pleasures of traveling a bit off-season is that campgrounds are still open but often nearly empty. Not sure I’d want to camp here in July or August.

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Shannon Falls – our last stop on the Sea to Sky Highway.

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Beautiful…

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Responses

  1. o wow, such beauty!! I love the misty morning photo

  2. Wowie – love all those falls! Falls in the fall – don’t get none better! “Brake for falls” could be your slogan now.


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