SuperHappyBollwittTime Day One

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Crossing over the Similkameen River with the setting sun in our rear view mirror John reached over and threaded his fingers through mine – right then and there SuperHappyBollwittTime (the code name for this weekend) had officially begun.


As the Crowsnest Highway has become a familiar path we both keep an eye out for some of our favourite landmarks like the “CAUTION: SHEEP” sign with the South Park-esque graphic that makes us chuckle.

On Top of the World

Last night we arrived in the darkness and after some quick unpacking, snuggled up on the couch with our toes being toasted by the fireplace. There was no agenda for today aside from breakfast to appease my rumbling tummy, so we decided to hop in the car and simply drive.

We ended up in a part of Washington State that neither of us had explored before and before you knew it we were ascending Mount Bonaparte in the Okanogan National Forest. Side note: If you’re going to venture into this park no routes are marked and no maps are posted at trailheads. There are no PDFs available on their site either so you’ll need to purchase a map for $9.68… or have GPS.

Tomorrow will include some hiking and many more pictures from our adventures are to follow (like from the trip back from Danville, WA and Grand Forks, BC today) but as internet access is limited (which we don’t mind at all) the content will be pretty sparse this weekend. If you don’t hear from me until Monday don’t worry, it just means that SuperHappyBollwittTime has been a successful mission.

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5 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. phaedraFriday, April 25th, 2008 — 9:46pm PDT

    Have fun on your weekend adventure!

  2. fotoeinsSaturday, April 26th, 2008 — 3:34am PDT

    Killa-B’s, I thoroughly enjoy reading about your trips into the parklands of BC/WA.

  3. Mom-in-lawSaturday, April 26th, 2008 — 10:12am PDT

    I think you just coined a new phrase, Rebecca. “SuperHappyBollwittTime” Very catchy.

  4. RaulSaturday, April 26th, 2008 — 10:29am PDT

    Don’t care about the lack of content, just HAVE A GREAT TIME, PERIOD! 🙂 Looking forward to your safe return and the stories and the photos. Take care and enjoy your weekend!

  5. john bollwitt blog » Blog Archive » A trip to Osoyoos in picturesSaturday, May 24th, 2008 — 12:03am PDT

    […] a delayed recap in photos. Rebecca has some good posts about the trips and various portions of it here, here, here, and […]

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