A Beautiful Connection…Okanagan Lake
We arrived at Okanagan Lake North Campground on a late afternoon in August, after driving the breathtaking Coquihalla and stopping for a fantastic meal in Peachland. My daughter and I were instantly struck by the beauty and privacy of our campsite, the huge vastness of sky above us, and the serenity of the lake spread out before us.
Later that evening, preparing for bed, we we... Continue Reading
Hi Ho We are Off to Yoho National Park
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
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
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
Building Memories at Manning Provincial Park
When I was 8 years old, my Dad took my three siblings and my Mom camping at Manning Provincial Park for the first time. We loved it so much it became a yearly tradition….even to the point when we were given the choice between driving across Canada or going back to Manning, we all picked Manning!
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Cape Scott Provincial Park
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
Caribbean Camping in Kamloops
It all started with a Facebook post Sara saw about a lake near Kamloops that had water as clear as the Caribbean. She showed me the picture and we quickly decided we needed to make an effort to get out camping there. A 5.5 hour drive away, with only 2.5 days off, this trip would be a bit of a stretch, but our minds were made up.... Continue Reading
Camping at Nicklen Lake Recreation Site
Our first camping adventure of 2015 was May long weekend up to Nicklen Lake. Nicklen Lake is a Recreation Site with a medium sized fishing lake on the Aberdeen Plateau near Vernon.
The preparation that comes with camping with 5 kids and 2 dogs is not an easy feat, but it was nothing short of an amazing weekend. When it wasn’t raining the kids were all lined up along the bank of the lake casting their rods and catchin... Continue Reading
What is Canadian Camping Week?
This week, I attended the launch of the inaugural Canadian Camping... Continue Reading
Kayak Camping in BC: Have you tried it?
My wife, Katharine and I own a kayak tour company in Victoria and every summer we hire Adventure Tourism students to work ... Continue Reading