Mount Boucherie, Hiking an Inactive Volcano

Mount Boucherie, Hiking an Inactive Volcano To imagine thick lava flows pouring down the surface of the mountain was nearly unbelievable. What kind of pressure could make rock so hot that it turned to liquid… Mount Boucherie is located on the west side of the Okanagan Lake, in West Kelowna, BC.  It stands only 1368 feet[…]

Dangerous and Abandoned Blue Hawk Mine

Dangerous and Abandoned Blue Hawk Mine   The Blue Hawk Mine is an obscure and abandoned mine gold and silver mine that can be found on eastern slope of Blue Grouse mountain near Kelowna, BC. Work on the site began in the 1930s, and extended just later than 1986. The mineshaft itself goes approximately 300[…]