Caves, Peaks and Lakes in Strathcona Provincial Park, Vancouver Island

Thanksgiving weekend rolled around quickly this year and for once I didn't have anything planned for the long weekend. Not wanting to waste the opportunity to get out of the city, we decided last minute to board a ferry for Vancouver Island on Friday after work and head north to the Campbell River area. Campbell... Continue Reading →

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Trip Report: Sproatt Alpine Trail

I read about this trail on the Whistler Hiatus website and it sounded like a great intermediate hike for August. The site did warn that this trail is not fully completed yet- there is an organization working on building the trail at the moment and they are not estimated to reach completion until Summer 2016.... Continue Reading →

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Kayaking in Desolation Sound, B.C.

Desolation Sound is a stunning environmental reserve at the northern tip of the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. In May 2015 I explored parts of the Sound on a four-day kayaking trip. It requires a fair amount of time and effort to get to Desolation Sound, which ensures a modicum of quiet and reprieve from... Continue Reading →

Highlights of the Olympic Peninsula, WA

Washington's Olympic Peninsuala features a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts one of the few places on earth where you can experience alpine meadows, lush rainforests and sandy beaches all in the space of one day. Port Townsend We were visiting from British Columbia, so the first stop for us after a short ferry ride... Continue Reading →

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