Tag: hike

Why You Should Hike Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya Instead of Sigiriya Rock

Why You Should Hike Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya Instead of Sigiriya Rock

The major reason people to go to Sigiriya is to hike Sigiriya Rock, a rectangular-shaped large rock described by Lonely Planet as ‘Sri Lanka’s single most dramatic sight.’ Sigiriya Rock has ancient ruins of what was once the kingdom of Kassapa and hikers can head […]

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes is a beautiful national park nestled in the lower corner of Alberta on the border with Montana, where it shares the designation of International Peace Park with Glacier National Park. Home to fantastic camping, kayaking, hiking and exploring, this place is an oasis of […]

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

On a sunny Sunday, Sam and I drove up the Sea to Sky Highway to the pull out with the little hut where the Tunnel Bluffs trail starts. The parking is notoriously awful here as there is only 10 spots at the base of the hike. […]

Loggers Lake Hike

Loggers Lake Hike

We spent the May Long Weekend in Whistler in the gorgeous sunshine and to find a lake or two to jump in! The hike up to Loggers Lake is a short scramble up from the parking lot, with a great add-on to a suspension bridge […]

Whistler Train Wreck Hike

Whistler Train Wreck Hike

A quick-paced walk from the Whistler Olympic Athlete’s village to a mangled, graffiti-covered train wreck is a lovely way to spend a morning. The trail was a little muddy but arrival to the wreck offered a glimpse into a different world. Sam and I climbed […]

Cheakamus Lake Hike

Cheakamus Lake Hike

I spent Thanksgiving in Whistler with Sam’s family and we spent the most perfect few days in the warm Autumn sunshine. The air was cool and crisp and the sunlight reflected in a gorgeous collection of fall colours – reds and yellows shone brilliantly every […]

Borgeau Lake Hike

Borgeau Lake Hike

We gathered up a group of friends and hit the mountains in search of views and adventure. The hike up to Borgeau Lake was already chilly in early September, but still beautiful. The hike only had a few sections that were intensely steep, but the views were […]

Grassi Lakes Hike

Grassi Lakes Hike

The Grassi Lakes hike winds along gorgeous waterfalls with stunning views over Canmore ending at the stunning fluorescent teal waters of the lakes. There are two routes: one easy one along a gravel road, and one harder route on a trail through the forest past the […]

Buntzen Lake Hike

Buntzen Lake Hike

The idyllic Buntzen Lake situated just north of Coquitlam is a popular family spot and offers multiple waterfront beach, picnic and off-leash dog areas. You can’t hear anything but the faint whirring of the BC hydro dam that is in operation in the area, and […]

Joffre Lakes Hike

Joffre Lakes Hike

The trailhead to Joffre Lakes begins about three hours north of Vancouver, just past Pemberton on the Sea to Sky Highway. The parking lot is right on the highway and is usually overflowing, so impossible to miss. Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is made up of […]