Every year, reservations for the West Coast Trail disappear within minutes. The great news is that there are so many amazing alternative backpacking trails in BC to enjoy! Read on for an overview of six of them
Cape Breton’s Fishing Cove trail is a 12km out and back hike, easily accessible from the beautiful Cabot Trail. It an be completed as either a day hike (4-5 hours) or an overnight backpacking trip.
If you like day hiking, you’ll be spoiled for choice in Nova Scotia. Over seven weeks, we managed to explore several dozen beautiful day hikes and backpacking trails around the province. Here are six of our favourite fast and fun Nova Scotia hikes!
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park hosts one of the few multi-day backpacking trails in Nova Scotia. It is quality over quantity in this case, as the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail provides a beautiful, varied and challenging hike, showcasing the power of the huge Bay of Fundy tides. This is a backpacking trip not to miss.
Québec is a supremely underrated hiking destination. The varied landscape of mountains, rugged coast and dense pine forests on Québec’s Gaspé Peninsula, in particular, is the perfect mix for great hiking opportunities. Here are six fast and fun Gaspesie, Quebec trails to try out!
Whether you’re starting a week-long hike in the mountains or want to explore a 6km long trail near the highway, here are the essential items you should be carrying.
Travelling through the middle of tundra, mountains and limitless wilderness, the Dempster Highway offers one of the best road trips in the world! Here’s everything you need to know so you can take on this adventure yourself
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.
Just a short drive south of Penticton, the Peach Cliff hike is short, interesting and rewarding. The epic views stretch from Penticton to Vaseux Lake. It’s perfect for those slightly chilly autumn afternoons when you’re feeling lazy but it’s just way too sunny to stay inside.
The Maple Pass Loop may just be the most breathtaking hike I have ever done. No back tracking, endless mountain vistas, easy terrain…it’s a hiker’s dream!