Fishing & Camping on Whiteswan Lake, BC
For over 30 years my wife and I have tented in many of our provincial parks. Two years ago she said she was now too old for tents so we purchased a Jayco 14.5 foot travel trailer. We were amazed at the comforts this provided and also the increase in camping trips and nights spent out that resulted.
Septemb... Continue Reading
Some Fall Fishing Destinations & Campgrounds in BC
Now that summer holidays have officially come to an end, this is definitely not the time to pack away your gear just yet. Especially not your fishing stuff. In fact, the best fishing is still to come at lakes and rivers across British Columbia. Here are some great fall fishing destinations that were recommended by our friends at Go Fish BC!... Continue Reading
Glacier National Park Hike
“The Columbia Mountains are steep and the valleys narrow, allowing for only a few easy h... Continue Reading
3 Spring Fishing Spots in BC
Spring is here and no more alarm clocks! Instead I am awakened each day to the discordant symphony of birds outside my window. It is an invigorating sign that warm weather is coming and an opportunity to go away on the Easter long weekend. The start of spring camping! Yahoo…I love being in the outdoors! When I return back to work after spending a weekend in nature, I am compl... Continue Reading
Camping Kitchen: Shake and Wake Pancakes
This family-tested recipe is a great addition to your camp kitchen. Nothing says “vacation” like pancakes. Ditch the measuring tools, bowls and whisks, and use this recipe to serve up from-scratch pancakes while on the road. It can made on a camp stove, in an RV kitchen, or even in a cast-iron pan over the fire. These are thick cakes, almost like scones, and a great hearty breakfast for adventurers. Enjoy! ... Continue Reading
Camping at Christina Lake, BC – Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
On a recent sunny Saturday my extended family took a trip up to the Kootenays to remember my grandparents at a spot overlooking their old cabin at Christina Lake. My mom booked us a site at Texas Creek, ... Continue Reading
The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of … Rattlesnakes…in Grand Forks, BC
View of Grand Forks, British Columbia as we enter the town
My mom grew up in Grand Forks, BC, where she spent an idyllic childhood. It’s always been a special stop on the way to Nelson, which is where my Grandparents r... Continue Reading
Camping in Whistler…try SUP Yoga.
Wobbling while attempting tree pose on a paddleboard in the middle of the lake was more than a little unnerving. Not so much because it is one of yoga’s easier poses, (more…)... Continue Reading
Rafting on the Elaho River in Squamish, BC
When the sun is beating down as it has been in BC for the last few weeks, the only thing you ... Continue Reading
Hike 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 ... Continue Reading