Tag: hiking

Bowen Lookout Hike

Bowen Lookout Hike

The Bowen Lookout hike from the top of the Cypress Bowl Road is a wonderful short hike up to a stunning panoramic view looking out over the Howe Sound and back towards the ski hills. Especially during winter, the entire trail feels like a Narnia-esque […]

Mount Thom Hike

Mount Thom Hike

A relatively easy hike with wonderful Fraser Valley views almost all the way up is to be found on the Mount Thom trail in Chilliwack. Perfect for a cold weather, rainy hike, this hike provides panoramic views at the top of the scramble. MOUNT THOM […]

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

One of the most moving places I’ve ever been, the gorgeous Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is nestled along the Milk River in southern Alberta. How to Get to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park The drive from Calgary to Writing-on-Stone takes approximately 3.5 hours via Lethbridge. The park is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wapta Falls Hike

Wapta Falls Hike

The absolutely magnificent Wapta Falls rewards the slippery, clay-covered hike down from the badly signposted and pot-holed parking lots. Prepare to get absolutely drenched with icy cold water spray as you stood proudly at the summit of the rock pile in front of the thunderous […]

A Guide to Yoho National Park

A Guide to Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park is a gorgeous and adventure-packed Canadian National Park in British Columbia, near Golden and the larger neighbouring National Parks of Jasper and Banff. One of my favourite places to for a drive, I have put together my four top places you simply […]

A Guide to Wells Gray Provincial Park

A Guide to Wells Gray Provincial Park

Wells Gray Provincial Park is just outside of Clearwater. The park is well sign-posted at the roundabout in the centre of town and offers a number of pit stops and hikes and waterfalls that are well worth a day. Stop 1: Mahood Trail We didn’t […]

Cypress Falls Hike

Cypress Falls Hike

The hike up to Cypress Falls in West Vancouver is a lovely little trail winding up alongside a gurgling creek leading to a gushing waterfall in a canyon crevice, a perfect place to spend a morning exploring. CYPRESS FALLS HIKE DETAILS When: year-round Where: West Vancouver Difficulty: easy […]