Tag: waterfalls

Cascade Falls Hike

Cascade Falls Hike

On a rainy Sunday morning, I lay in bed scrolling through Instagram trying to see if I could find some sort of outdoor adventure that was doable in muddy, wet weather. Dad and I drove for over an hour in the rain listening to rainy […]

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

After a summer filled with hikes, lakes, waterfalls, views and sunsets, Sam and I decided to end our adventures with a six-day roadtrip from Vancouver to Calgary. We drove north from Vancouver via Whistler, Kamloops and Clearwater to Mount Robson and then down the Icefields Parkway […]

Sea to Sky Roadtrip: Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet, Hope

Sea to Sky Roadtrip: Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet, Hope

Spontaneous roadtrips are my favourite thing about the summer. The Sea to Sky Highway in BC leading north of Vancouver to Whistler, Pemberton and beyond is home to some of the most incredible hikes, lakes and waterfalls. This highway is well-known for being one of […]

Bottom of Brandywine Falls Hike

Bottom of Brandywine Falls Hike

The most common view of Brandywine Falls is from the top lookout platform, a quick ten-minute walk from the parking lot just off the side of the Sea to Sky Highway. While the view from above the falls as the water gushes down into the […]

Bridal Veil Falls Hike

Bridal Veil Falls Hike

We spent Mother’s Day driving the winding roads of Abbotsford and Chilliwack to reach the cascading Bridal Veil Falls. The hike is barely that, and is more of a quick walk up, but the falls are stunning. They crash down in a massive sheet of water, […]

Baden Powell Trail Hike: Deep Cove to Lynn Valley

Baden Powell Trail Hike: Deep Cove to Lynn Valley

The Baden Powell trail is a 48km hike stretching from Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay across Vancouver’s North Shore. The trail is divided into four sections: Deep Cove to Lynn Valley, Lynn Valley to Grouse Mountain, Grouse Mountain to Cypress Mountain and then Cypress Mountain […]

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 […]

Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Hike

Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Hike

I think this is one of the secret trails of Vancouver. The hike winds through lush forests, requiring some scrambling under trees and over rocks and roots. The reward is a gorgeous crevice cut into a canyon where a waterfall dances into pools below, a […]

Lynn Canyon Hike: Rice Lake, Twin Falls, Suspension Bridge & Thirty Foot Pool

Lynn Canyon Hike: Rice Lake, Twin Falls, Suspension Bridge & Thirty Foot Pool

The beautiful valley of Lynn Canyon is a stunning place to spend a day, full of hidden gems and natural wonders. Lakes, waterfalls, winding trails and swinging bridges are all to be found is this entirely free nature park (making it a winner in my […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Birch Bay, Washington

Weekend Travel Guide: Birch Bay, Washington

When the opportunity came to cross the border for the July 4th Long Weekend to go and celebrate with the Americans, we couldn’t say no! Being Canadians, it’s fun to join in the fun south of the border to ring in Independence Day full of barbecues […]