Island Lake Lodge Wedding – Jen and Dom
These two rock climbers from Edmonton knew they wanted to get married in the mountains. They looked at a lot of venues but in the end Island Lake Lodge, near Fernie, B.C. won their heart. Island Lake is world famous for it’s Catskiing and also runs a great summer program for hikers. They openly welcome weddings during the summer season and have some of the best food I have tasted at any wedding venue I have ever worked at. If you are looking for a casual, laid back venue in the mountains, but far away from the tourists and craziness of the parks, then this might be your venue!
First though, here are a few from their engagement session. The base of Mt. Yamnuska seemed like a very fitting location for these two so that’s where we’ll start this post.
Guests arriving at the ceremony, Island Lake Lodge.The climate and resulting vegetation in this little pocket of B.C., is a lot more like the West Coast than the rest of the Rockies. Huge Cedar groves and tall Bear Grass.
If you are planning a mountain wedding it’s a good idea to get comfortable with the fact that your dress hemline will get dirty.While we were doing a few portraits with the Bride and Groom the guest were enjoying the afternoon and some of the entertainment that was set-up.