Tag: hiking

roadtrip day 3: mt robson to jasper

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

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joffre lakes

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

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panorama ridge and garibaldi lake

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

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cabin lake and eagle bluffs

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

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