01.10.08 by Jeff

Mystery Lake

My friend Scoot and I went for a little hike and a swim on Sunday morning. I like to keep my spots secret but this one really is called Mystery Lake. You can’t really swim in a lake in late-September out here too often, but summer has stuck around a bit.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.jolinphoto.com Jolin

    man thats awesome! a deer too! man that is true; you can’t swim out here too often in september nearly october. Damn cold.. haha i’m so doing the polar bear swim this year !

  • http://www.myspace.com/peterkeep Keep

    beautiful place man

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    yea such a great place, i think everyone needs a place to go to get re-energize/inspired – completely out of the city

  • http://www.shotsringout.com Brian

    Damn Jeff, why you always have to show off that Vancouver beauty. It makes me resent my current surroundings!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    ill let you in on a little secret, the only reason this site exists is to make everyone else resent not living over here haha

  • http://rynonymous.blogspot.com RYAN

    “ill let you in on a little secret, the only reason this site exists is to make everyone else resent not living over here haha”

    hahahaha word!

  • http://foreignfamily.com MR44

    I can almost smell the fresh air through the internet.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    yea dude ya gotta come up here and experience it!

  • http://www.arecraft.net Eli

    Totally heading up there tomorrow! Great photos!





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