S: Bowker 2011 Yearbook
1: Winter | Celebrating the anniversary of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver | Walks around Port Moody inlet | (left) Brent goes to Loon Lake for a Pulse Energy retreat
2: U c l u e l e t
3: Enticed by a Groupon at the Black Rock Resort, we ventured onto Vancouver Island with Devon and Jeff for a weekend getaway exploring the Ucluelet and Tofino area. We explored Long Beach, Tofino and hiked around Ucluelet. | Ucluelet Here We Come!
5: Summer Solstice sunset hike up Cypress Mountain. Gorgeous sunset!
6: Spring | Whitecaps at Empire field; the start of hiking season in West Van
7: Science Fair Fun Run in Vancouver, biking over the Golden Ears and the Canucks playoff run!
8: Beach BBQ with Kim and Anthony, Jericho Beach | Boating on Harrison with Anthony, Kevan and Judy | In front of Rainbow Falls (above) The bounties of the raspberry harvest (below)
9: Summer holidays in the East Quebec & Ontario
10: Bretton Woods New Hampshire For our summer vacation we flew to Montreal to join Mom and Dad on route to Quebec. One day trip took us south of the border.
11: On our day trip we visited the famous Bretton Woods Hotel, did a small hike and dipped our feet in the water. We also tried the local flavours of Ben & Jerry's on our way traveling through Vermont and New Hampshire.
12: Ashley goes Kayaking in the river
13: Not only did we have a sugaring off at Jeff and Carolyn's, but we actually visited the source of the maple syrup at Mac's new sugar bush! Cable TV included for late Saturdays boiling sap.
14: Bruce Beach
16: Ashley wine touring in Niagara | person, Lish, Vanessa | Chris and Karyn's wedding Aurora, ON
17: Rib and Beer Festival in Kitchener with the Huyders | Girl's weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Bethany, Alisha, Vanessa, and Ashley | Bethany and Alisha - the History majors enjoying our encounter with some war re-enactors!
18: Got to meet Ella before we left! Grandpa & Grandma Pettman to the left and Aunt Hope and Uncle Wesley below
20: Whistler | Being the kind people that we are, we gladly accepted Ron and Shelley's unused Club Intrawest timeshare points for a weekend in Whistler with Crystal!
21: Presented with the opportunity to speak at the GovEnergy Conference in Cincinnati for work, Brent headed to Ohio for an hour of speaking, 2 baseball games and exploring a new city.
22: Rennee & Jon's wedding | At the zoo with Sukhmani, Ashley's Study Buddy
23: Camping at Deception Pass followed by Blue Jays vs Seattle!
24: At the end of August, we drove to Merritt first with Jill & friends for a night, then on to the Okanagan to stay the week near Summerland at North Okanagan Provincial Park. We found a few wineries while there as well... | Mission Hill Winery
26: Touring wineries in BC wine country
28: Bride getting ready photos | Bowen Island. A "nice day hike." Thanks Kim
30: S u n s h i n e C o a s t
31: Many adventures on the Sunshine Coast. Jordan Oram toured us around with Kim and Anthony.
32: With Jordan as our guide, we visited the Skookumchuck Narrows, Smuggler Cove and explored around Seschelt. Great fun with Kim & Anthony!!
33: (clockwise) The narrows, watching the catch come in, the beautiful Arbutus tree, watching the sunset in Smuggler Cove, hiking to the narrows and Jordan
34: Afternoon BBQ on the beach in Seschelt | Heading home on the ferry
35: Dogs of summer tribute (upper right) Nicholas was out for a visit. We did some biking around Vancouver, kite flying with Kim and Anthony. Nick also learned that going down hills on bikes in BC is easier than going back up.
37: Diez Vistas Hike soaring over Buntzen Lake "10 views", as you might notice above, we only found 8, but that was enough for one day
38: Graduation day at Simon Fraser University. Ashley receives her Bachelor of Education!
40: Brent commuting to work in Victoria for a day above, watching the Whitecaps in the newly renovated BC place & hiking Teapot Hill
41: Too snowy to hike all the way up Mt. Cheam, but very pretty!
42: A visit to the Chilliwack River salmon hatchery on the way home
44: Fall exploring at VanDusen with Kim and Anthony
45: Clockwise: Hiking teapot with Kim & Anthony, picking blackberries on Nikada Drive, fall sights, Jenny and Kristen live in Vancouver and a foggy view from Majuba Hill
46: Skiing in Whistler with Kim & Anthony
48: Kevin & Kendra along for a run
50: Christmas on Majuba!
51: Dykstra Dart Dingle 2011