Backpacking

  • Bowron Lakes, BC: Not Just a Place to Portage!

    Relaxing on Bowron Lake

    With its pristine views and rugged adventures, you would think that the Bowron Lakes only attracts highly skilled hikers and paddlers. We found this was not the case! Yes we love hiking, camping and paddling but we had no intention of strapping on a backpack or carrying our canoe. We heard what a beautiful area it was, so we set out to explore it. Continue Reading

  • Glacier National Park is a Spectacular BC Destination
    Bear Creek Falls, Glacier National Park

    Bear Creek Falls, Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park, in BC's Kootenay region, is the first national park established in British Columbia and is one of the most interesting parks I have visited, as the spectacular views from the highway are juxtaposed with the challenges of accessibility. Continue Reading

  • Yoho National Park, BC – A Jewel in the Canadian Rockies
    Fossil Found at Walcott Quarry, Yoho National Park. Photo: Aaron Purdy

    Fossil Found at Walcott Quarry, Yoho National Park. Photo: Aaron Purdy

    Yoho is the slightly western counterpart of the better-known Banff National Park. Covering 1,310 square kilometres, the park makes up a portion of UNESCO’s Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Yoho offers a bountiful range of both easily accessible and more challenging terrain, guaranteeing that you will find something to suit your interests no matter which direction you choose to explore. Continue Reading

  • Hidden Waterways in British Columbia for the Hiker

    There are many hidden waterways in British Columbia which offer some of the lesser known places to cool off in the water during the summer. Here are highlights of a few of the best waterways to cool off for the avid hiker.

    Vancouver Island Bay off Juan de Fuca Trail by Ikiwaner... Continue Reading


  • Cape Scott Provincial Park

    Sandy beach at Cape Scott

    In June last year, my boyfriend Frank and I lived an amazing experience when we went backpacking the North Coast Trail in Cape Scott Provincial Park on northern Vancouve... Continue Reading