Tag Archives: White Pine Beach

A perfect Easter morning ride

Preamble (you should probably skip this) Several times last weekend (Easter weekend) I found myself feeling quietly depressed and oddly unmotivated to work or write. Holidays can provoke the swirling up of suppressed emotions in many of us. I was … Continue reading

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Summer at Sasamat Lake in the time of coronavirus

The short story: Important tips if you are planning a trip to Sasamat Lake You may not be able to get in to the parking area unless you go well before noon, especially on nice days. Parking is not allowed … Continue reading

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Cooling off during a long hot summer

Swimming bliss I never thought I would come to truly love swimming. Running is my thing. Running is what I’m good at (or used to be); it’s what my body is designed for. Low-fat skinny bodies get hypothermic in water … Continue reading

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Quick tips for your outing at Sasamat Lake

* NEW! April 2, 2021. Pay Parking in effect! $2.00 per hour from 10:00 a.m. Pay parking in effect from April 1 to September 30 only. Sasamat Lake is a lovely place for swimming, hiking, and family barbecues that is only … Continue reading

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Swimming at Sasamat Lake on Canada Day

I only spent about half an hour of Canada Day at Sasamat Lake, but that brief time encapsulated, for me, all that we celebrate on Canada Day: our freedom, our mixture of peoples from all over the world, and most … Continue reading

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Swimming for fun or for training at Sasamat Lake + Olympic Training Log: July 9-July 15

* For basic info about Sasamat Lake, please read my “quick tips” post here. Summer swimming training 1988 and 2012 Summer finally arrived in Vancouver this week and all feels right with my world again. I’ve seldom in my life had to … Continue reading

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