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.
Breathtaking and mind-boggling beautiful from almost start to finish, the Maple Pass Loop trail in Washington has to be the most rewarding and satisfying 12km I have hiked anywhere.
Hiking the Myra Canyon trestles is a must do experience while in the Kelowna area! Read more about our autumn hiking experience on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail plus everything you need to know to do the same
The Heather Trail in Manning Park offers a near-perfect backpacking experience with stunning views, interesting terrain and great camping facilities. If you’ve only got time to do one summer hike in BC, this should be a contender!
The Rim Trail is one of British Columbia’s best one-day hikes. Stunning vistas, interesting rock formations, azure lakes, moderate difficulty hiking and the potential to see mountain goats….what more could you want?
Valhalla. Majestic and mysterious all at once, the name of this park alone inspires wonder. Exploring Valhalla Provincial Park is something of a magical experience too, as we found out on this summer hiking and paddling adventure.
A cathedral of trees on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, including some of the tallest and biggest trees in the world. Carmanah Walbran is a place like no other, a pilgrimage here is definitely worth making despite the more difficult access.
Advice for the 160km South Downs Way from a solo female hiker, featuring safety and trail details as well as navigational and accommodation tips
Day 2 of the South Downs Way and I had to stop. Read on to find out why I quit my very first thru hike within the first few days and restarted again later