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Relaxing at Nakusp Hot Springs, British Columbia – Circle Tour day 6 and 7

After a picturesque drive on Highway 6 from Christina Lake we arrived at Nakusp Hot Springs Chalets and Campground around 5:00 pm on a sunny August evening. Just outside the town of Nakusp is the turn off for the springs and after the12 km drive, seemingly mostly uphill, and at the end of the road, is Nakusp Hot Springs. Read more…

Relax, Refresh & Rest Up Along the Sea to Sky Highway

Whether you’re driving alone, in pairs or with children, a successful and relaxing road trip requires regular breaks – be it for bathrooms, stretching your legs, enjoying a beautiful viewpoint or simply taking in some fresh air. Read more…

5 Best Hikes Near Tofino – A Majestical Experience

Tofino is a destination that gives visitors a true feeling of the vast and wild Pacific Northwest. Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, it’s about a 3-hour drive from Nanaimo along one of British Columbia’s most scenic driving routes, passing through old-growth rainforests before reaching the beaches along the Pacific Ocean. Read more…

Top 5 Easy Hikes Near Victoria

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Victoria, BC, and travelers to the area often spend as much time exploring some of the natural nearby beauty. There are several easy hikes that are great for families of all ages to explore near Victoria. Like the city itself, the trails are often rich with history, yet full of scenery as hikers can get a good feel for the natural and rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Read more…

Top 5 Hikes Along The Sea To Sky To Do This Summer

The Sea To Sky Highway is one of the world’s most scenic drives. It takes you from the Vancouver area north through the communities of Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, and up to Lillooet, passing incredible glacial topped mountains, gorgeous views of Howe Sound, huge waterfalls, and wild canyon rivers.

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Five useful knots for campers and hikers enjoying British Columbia’s outdoors

If you camp and hike, chances are you have pitched a tarp, tied down your tent’s fly in a storm, or bagged up your food and hung it from a tree, out of the reach of hungry bears. You may have learned to tie a few useful knots from your days in Scouts, or from your experience sailing or climbing. If, like me, you have never learned proper knot tying techniques, you risk your safety and convenience around camp. With the right basic knowledge and some practice, a number of knots can improve safety, security and the overall outdoor experience. Read more…

Packing a Lightweight Backpack to go Hiking Overnight

You have identified a one-night hike in the woods. Assuming you have chosen your sleeping bag, tent, and appropriate hiking boots – and yes, those choices can be torturous! – Your next step is to fill your pack with the necessities for a short trip in the wilderness. In addition to survival basics – like a map and compass, water, food, a place to cook it, and a flashlight – how do you know what you will and won’t need? Read more…

Running or Walking – Finding the Right Equipment in Port Moody, British Columbia

I was always the one who said “I’ll only run if something is chasing me”, turns out that there was something chasing me (my fear of running) and on May 26, 2013, I signed up for my first Run/Walk, which was for a friend who was trying to raise awareness for a rare disease that her son was diagnosed with, The first ever NMO 5K Walk/Run. Read more…

Sea To Sky Gondola in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

Having just opened in May 2014, the Sea To Sky Gondola is one of the hottest attractions and offers many things for adventure seekers to see and do. Located North of Vancouver along the Sea To Sky Highway in Squamish, the 8-passenger gondola climbs to 885 meters (2900 ft) above sea level in a mere 10-minutes offering stunning views of Howe Sound and The Chief. Off to the right, you can see Shannon Falls cascading down the rocky cliff before you ascend above and out of view. As you approach the Summit Lodge, the backdrop is set by the spectacular Sky Pilot Mountain that towers high above. Read more…

Baby and Me Hikes: A fresh perspective for a bleary-eyed new parent

When I had my baby, I had only just moved from my social mecca of Vancouver to the quiet suburb of Port Coquitlam with my partner. I found myself truly lost in the social landscape of my new town, without local friends, colleagues or baristas who knew me by name.  After a couple of months of new-family bliss, my partner returned to work, and I took a long, hard look at the community I had adopted.  I needed to get outside, and I needed to get comfortable spending a lot of time close to home. Read more…

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