The rodeo infield is used several times a year by Carnivals. It’s amazing to watch them move in and hours later be ready to go. Earlier this week, the largest carnival I’ve seen, West Coast Amusements arrived. They got to work right away and took 2 days to complete setup. They were very organized setting … Read more Carnival arrives at Rodeo Infield
We’re opening earlier this year. The forecast looks great so we’re opening our doors. The Williams Lake Stampede Campground is a great place for people headed north to Alaska, crews working in the area or people visiting the Chilcotin. We’re a full service campsite with great rates. https://youtu.be/W0ZqwfUy_zk
The campground looks great as we took out a dozen trees and bushes. https://youtu.be/XOYlXtv8gEU
The Stampede Association relies on volunteers. We were lucky enough today to have friends and volunteers Deanna and Gordie help out with raking, removing trees and digging flower beds.
Rain is a mixed blessing in a campground. https://youtu.be/h_AV_bRslcQ
Today was devoted to opening the gates and to getting our RV out of storage and setup for the summer season. It’s always a challenge to remember how all the RV systems operate as well as how to drive a much longer, wider vehicle. Our campground startup list is long but no where near as … Read more Campground Day 1
This is our 3rd season as Hosts at Williams Lake Stampede Campground. We’re leaving a week early this year. In years past, we’ve had a lot of difficulty getting to BC. We’ve experienced, fires, floods and rock falls. Since the 2 week forecast looks favourable, we’re off. This short video will be one of many … Read more Our summer adventure begins
South on Banff Ave with Sulphur Mountain Banff Ave with Cascade Mountain Chocolatrie with Tunnel Mountain So little snow! Everyone disappeared in light snow shower
We just returned from hosting at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. We began early April and just returned October 12th. We’ve been super busy since getting back with repairing windows, hot water heaters, volunteering with CHAPS and Helping Hands, visiting, exercising, and updating this site from WordPress to a hosted site. There are lots of … Read more What a Summer of 2018!!!
A don’t miss event for us every year has become Banff Beavertail. It is Banff, my favorite place in the world. We had beautiful warm, sunny weather for our weekend stay. The Rimrock Hotel, half way up a mountain, just beside the Hot Springs pool and Gondola treated us like royalty. Mark Hair and Yvonne … Read more Banff Beavertail 2018