Black Tusk & Garibaldi Lake Hike

Let me preface this by saying that Black Tusk is by far the most challenging hike I have done. The hike is steep, long, and strenuous in the summer heat. Please begin early in the day to give yourself plenty of…

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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Home to the Sierra Nevada Mountain’s famous magnificent sequoia trees and deep canyons, the pair of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are a jointly-administered gem in the heart of central California. While you can squeeze the parks’ highlights into…

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Lavenders of Salt Spring Island

There are thousands of islands off the coast of British Columbia, with hundreds of them populated with curious towns, magical harbours and stunning hikes and nature escapes. I have made it my goal to spend more time aboard BC Ferries…

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Murrin Loop Trail Hike

A short drive up the Sea to Sky Highway is a lake in Murrin Provincial Park that sits right alongside the highway. Avoid the busy lake and get away from the cars by following the path around the lake to…

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Biking to Butchart Gardens

Vancouver Island, just across the Georgia Strait, is a massive, adventure-filled haven for outdoor lovers. From hiking to swimming, biking to skiing, surfing to exploring tiny towns, there’s something for everyone. A gorgeous spot just outside Victoria is Butchart Gardens,…

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