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The world is polarized these days… thankfully there is a higher power that maintains harmony, peace, love, stoke but mainly… A great day shredding in the mountains! Okay, I admit, this whole maintaining the balance thing might be a little bit over the top. But I think we can all agree that a good day […]

15 Steps to Prepare for the Ski & Snowboard Season

Pack away your banana hammock because the leaves are dying, the temperatures are falling, and the precipitation is pummelling. Praise The Heavens. Summer’s great and all, but nothing beats champagne pow slapping you silly as you rip down an open mountain face.  So the offseason is almost over, what now? You’ve already bought/upgraded gear and […]

Hiking the Hermit Trail – Glacier National Park, BC

Hiking the Hermit Trail, Guide & Map, Hermit Trail Glacier National Park BC

No trip to Glacier National Park is complete without punishing your quads on the Hermit trail! The Hermit trail is a glorious hiking route which is very popular among backpackers looking for the perfect day hike or one night camping opportunity in the park. I would like to rename it  ‘Hermit’s Staircase’ as it makes […]

Cirque Lake Trail, Whistler BC – Hiking Map & Guide

Cirque Lake Trail, Whistler BC, Hiking Whistler

Cirque Lake. Have you ever heard of it. Probably not! It’s an absolute must do day-trip or overnight destination. It experiences much less traffic than most other trails in the sea to sky/Whistler area and offers very easy access to get deep into the wilderness. It is breathtaking and there are miles and miles of […]

Hiking the Perley Rock Trail – Glacier National Park, BC

Perley Rock hiking trail in, Glacier National Park, Revelstoke British Columbia

The Perley Rock trail is an incredible 13km round trip hiking adventure in the heart of Glacier National park near Revelstoke BC. It’s a difficult route that climbs 1200m of elevation with views overlooking the Illecillewaet Icefield, an incredible glacial lake, the Asulkan glacier, Abbot ridge & the hundreds of waterfalls firing into the valley. […]

Cheam Peak Trail Map & Hiking Guide – Chilliwack, BC

Mount Cheam Trail, Cheam Peak Hiking Trail in Chilliwack BC

When most of us think of the Fraser Valley, we think of farmland. But think again! Next time you’re in Chilliwack look up and you’ll see a host of peaks hiding in the horizon. The Cheam Range is an alpine paradise just 45 minutes away from the Chilliwack town centre. Cheam Peak is the most […]

Wedgemount Lake Hiking Guide & Map, Whistler BC

How to hike Wedgemount Lake Hiking Trail, Whistler BC, Garibaldi Provincial Park

If you’ve ever been on Instagram you’ve probably seen Wedgemount Lake. It’s unique slender appearance and glacial blue waters backdropped by the Wedgemount Glacier and towers of Rethel Mountain aren’t a sight you can forget. It’s a sea to sky hiking classic and although it’s quite busy, it’s a trail every local hiking enthusiast needs […]

Hiking the High-Note Trail to Russet Lake – Whistler Hiking Guide & Map

Musical Bumps, High Note Trail, Russet Lake Hike

If you’re looking for the best marked day hiking adventure in Whistler, congratulations, You’ve Found It. Get ready for twenty three straight kilometres of alpine hiking bliss showcasing the Garibaldi Provincial Parks epic peaks, enormous glaciers, alpine meadows and alpine lakes. The High Note trail by itself is simply amazing, but, the fun doesn’t stop […]

Hiking the Mount Harvey Trail – Lions Bay, BC

Hiking Mount Harvey, Vancouver BC, Lions Bay BC, Sea To Sky Hiking

Nothing beats a hike close to home! The Mount Harvey trail is a rite of passage for any Lower Mainland hiker but, is not for the faint of heart. Tucked nearby to Vancouver, this knee shatteringly steep trail gains 1260m of elevation in approximately 5.6km. Pain and suffering is the price of admission but the […]

Abbot Ridge Trail Guide | Glacier National Park, BC, Canada

Abbot Ridge Trail Hiking, Glacier National Park Canada

The Abbot Ridge trail is a complete and utter stunner from start to finish. It exhibits all the goodness Glacier National Park has to offer, packed into a single day hike. The trail climbs relentlessly at the beginning but, you won’t even notice the 1400m elevation gain as you’ll be so awestruck by the 360 […]