The outdoors is our happy place. On a lake, up a mountain, by the coast….it’s all pretty awesome to us. And of course, the further into the wilderness the better. We’re always looking for the next best backpacking or paddling trip in remote or less visited places. To see where we’ve already been, look below.
Our favourite adventures so far
Summiting Rake Mountain, Yukon
Paddling the Powell Forest Canoe Circuit, BC
Hiking to Cape Scott Lighthouse, BC
Exploring Desolation Sound, BC
Base camping in Cathedral Provincial Park, BC
Canoeing the Yukon River, Yukon
Snorkelling between continental plates, Iceland
Completing the 100 mile South Downs Way, UK
Kayaking with icebergs in Valdez, Alaska
Before arriving in Canada back in 2011, we didn’t know gaiters from giardia. It’s been a steep learning curve with many firsts over the years (first overnight hike! learning to snowboard!). Some lessons have been harder while others were definitely much more fun. Never would I have guessed five years ago that we would both selling climbing gear in an outdoor sports shop by day and planning week-long hiking and paddling trips by night. Our experience truly proves that outdoor adventure can be for everyone, you just need to embrace it!
The Great Stones Way may just be Britain’s answer to the Inca Trail. For what it lacks in altitude, the Great Stones Way more than makes up for it with mysterious ancient sites, idyllic thatched villages and wonderous panoramic countryside views.
Valhalla. Majestic, mysterious and magical all at once, the name of this park alone inspires wonder. The peaks of Valhalla Provincial Park (with names including Asgard, Gimli and…
There are hundreds (thousands, even!) of free places to camp all over BC. Here’s my guide to finding them and how to camp for free in British Columbia, Canada
A weekend at Halcyon Hot Springs near Nakusp is the perfect antidote to the winter blues! Hot springs, incredible mountain views, soft powder perfect for snowshoeing….what more could you want?