I spent a week under the Cypriot sun visiting my aunt, uncle and cousin exploring the gorgeous island, full of wine villages and waterfalls and quaint towns and seaside getaways.
Shortly after arriving in Calgary, we were eager to get back out into the mountains in the last few days of the summer. We gathered up a group of Sam’s friends and hit the mountains in search of views and adventure. One of Sam’s friends suggested Borgeau Lake in Canmore – what none of us
Our third day on the road began with a misty morning over the tallest point of the Canadian Rockies. We spent the day making our way across the provincial border into Alberta, where we picked up a 2-year park pass each for $65 to get us unlimited access to all the parks of Canada (mandatory
Although the trailhead to Joffre is almost a three-hour drive from Vancouver, Scott, Aaron and Cole spontaneously picked me up at 2pm and we hit the road to squeeze the most out of the remaining evening hours of light of our province’s national holiday: British Columbia Day. The parking lot is directly on the right
I did this hike two weeks ago but we were unfortunately shrouded in fog and couldn’t see a single thing from the top. So when Scott offered a spot in the car with his two friends to go and tackle the summit again on a clear, blue day, I couldn’t refuse. The trail starts at the
Although many online sources seemed to be skeptical, the hike from the Rubble Creek Parking Lot up through Taylor Meadows to the top of Panorama Ridge, and then back down via Garibaldi and Lesser Garibaldi Lakes (with extended rests at the top and the bottom for prime photo ops and food breaks) is easily do-able in
Sam and I took off from downtown at 5pm, making it to the peak of Cypress Bowl Road just before 6pm. We tackled the gorgeous Cabin Lake hike, a quick 45 minute scramble up the side of Cypress Mountain. We were greeted with cool water for a brief swim, which was cut short by a