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  • Vedder River Campground and Summer Fun, British Columbia

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    For the third year in a row, my family and I have been camping at the Vedder River Campground, located in Chilliwack, BC.  Just under an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, it is the perfect long weekend getaway, close yet not too close. Situated along the Vedder River, it offers an array of various activities for the w... Continue Reading

  • Pemberton, British Columbia – a Fun Diversion from Whistler

    Outdoor Patio, Big Sky Golf & Country Club

    Outdoor Patio, Big Sky Golf & Country Club

    What to do once you have explored Whistler Village and the weather is looking better to the north – follow the sunshine.  This decision was made by three of u... 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

  • Camping at Joffre Lakes, British Columbia With Friends

    The new trail from the 2nd to 3rd lake now goes by this beautiful waterfall.

    The new trail from the 2nd to 3rd lake now goes by this beautiful waterfall.

    If I could recommend one hi... Continue Reading

  • Hi Ho We are Off to Yoho National Park

    a curious squirrel As we set off in early September, we knew that our camping trip would be filled with adventures, and Yoho National Park certainly did not disappoint. After getting advice at the fantastic park visitor centre in Field, we were headed to the Takakkaw Falls Walk-In Campground.

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  • Leaky Boat & Biggest Moat at Chilliwack Lake

    boys in canoe fishing with their dad

    It was the first camping trip of the year at our favorite place! Chilliwack Lake has become a favorite getaway for our family. It has everything we look for in a campground. Sandy beaches, beautiful green lake, hiking trails, and a playground for the kids! Its no wonder we sneak back here as often as we can! It’s also never... Continue Reading

  • Rucklefest on Saltspring

    two little girls sitting in lawn chairs

    Lisa and I camped together for years – exploring wild coastline trails with our backpacks, surviving on dried food and bags of trail mix. We still love to camp each summer, but I now have a child and Lisa has became an Auntie, and we want to continue our summer adventures, but also include the little girls in our live... 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

  • Glacier National Park Hike

    Little girl peerig back from dad's hiking packback

    All set to go!

    “The Columbia Mountains are steep and the valleys narrow, allowing for only a few easy h... Continue Reading

  • Hike the Chief!

    Squamish, BC

    Peering over the Chief

    If you’ve ever driven from Vancouver to Whistler, entering Squamish you will no doubt have been left gaping at  the stunning Stawamus Chief rock ( The Chief, as it’s locally... Continue Reading