Bighorn Ridge View Gallery

The following photo gallery presents views enjoyed from the Bighorn Ridge property. The images are chosen to provide you with a good understanding of its interesting topography.

The location where each photo was taken as well as its individual view angle is shown on the index map at the beginning of the gallery.

All images can be enlarged in two ways:

1.) For a medium size format, click on the photo to open a new window containing a larger version of the image. Close the window to get back to the gallery.

2.) For a large size format, click on the link at the end of each photo’s description which says “(maximize)”. This will take you to a host site which is specialized on storing large image files. There, you will be able to enjoy the panoramic view in large format by horizontal scrolling. It also allows you to download the file to your computer if you wish. Click the Back Arrow to return to the gallery.

Description of imagePhoto 01:

This is a 180° panorama from the highest elevation on the property. The left image border is S, the right edge is NNW.

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Description of imagePhoto 02:

This image shows E to N panorama overlooking the northern part of the upper flat and the Blasted Church Winery bench.(maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 03:

View from SE to SW showing new planting in the north-eastern corner. This image was taken in early May, 2005.(maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 04:

View to the west overlooking northern section of upper flat, Skaha Lake and the town of Kaleden (early May, 2005).(maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 05:

Close-up of a 2 year old high density cherry planting on the upper flat (mid May, 2006). (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 06:

Skaha Lake vista as seen from the southern end of upper flat. The settlement in the foreground is Skaha Estates which is part of Okanagan Falls. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 07:

This 180° S to N panorama shows the yard and lower flat area. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 08:

This E to SSW view shows the lower flat area and the terrain separating it from the upper flat. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 09:

Vista from SE corner: the houses in the foreground belong to Skaha Estates which is part of Okanagan Falls. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 10:

View west from the terraced area NE of the residence. The small block of old cherry trees on the left was removed in 2007. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 11:

View to the NE overlooking the residence. In the centre, the slope (planted in 2002) extending westward from the northern upper flat can be seen. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 12:

Autumn scene looking W from the residence (October, 2007). (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 13:

Nectarine and peach blossoms are besides apricots the first ones to appear in spring. View W from the terraced area NE of the residence. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 14:

View towards E along the southern property line from near the SW corner. (November, 2006)

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Description of imagePhoto 15:

Autumn close-up view of a high-density cherry block. The image was taken in mid October 2007. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 16:

NW to E panorama overlooking highest planting. The house in the background is the residence closest to the Bighorn ridge property. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 17:

W to NNW panorama as seen from the southern edge of the highest planting. (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 18:

180° S-W-N panorama as seen from the western edge of the upper flat in the centre of the property (October 2007). (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 19:

180° S-E-N panorama as seen from the western edge of the upper flat in the centre of the property (October 2007). (maximize)

Description of imagePhoto 20:

View SW from the southern property line towards McClean Creek and the residences of Skaha Estates.

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