Valhalla Provincial Park, British Columbia – majestic, mysterious and magical all at once, the name of this park alone inspires wonder. The Norse equivalent of Heaven, Valhalla is exactly that if you like wild, beautiful natural areas with an absence of people. Here’s a complete guide to Valhalla Provincial Park including hiking trails, marine campgrounds and more
The Cape Scott Trail is a 47km hiking adventure through lush rainforest, sand dunes, stunning beaches and interesting history in Cape Scott Provincial Park, at the very northwestern tip of Vancouver Island. Discover everything you need to know about this spectacular multi-day hike!
Hidden in the deep green valleys of Vancouver Island’s Strathcona Park is the Della Falls trail to Canada’s highest waterfall. Read about our experience and follow the guide to visit Della Falls yourself
If you love the outdoors, being stuck inside can feel like one of the worst fates imaginable. Luckily though, there are plenty of things you CAN do inside that will keep you inspired and prepared for future outdoor adventures
A cathedral of magnificent trees on Vancouver Island, Carmanah Valley is a magical place for any nature lover to visit. A pilgrimage is definitely worth making despite the more difficult access. Here’s everything you need to know
A perfect parallelogram of lakes, rivers and portages surrounded by temperate rainforest and imposing mountains – our Bowron Lakes experience plus tips and advice
The 1.4km Revelstoke Mountain Coaster is an exhilarating ride like no other in British Columbia, Canada. This guide features everything you need to know about riding the Revelstoke Mountain Coaster, including an experience guide as well as insider tips and advice to make the most of your day at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
Not only does Kicking Horse’s Via Ferrata offer some of the most impressive alpine views you’ll ever see, but it also allows for an incredibly safe yet exciting climbing experience.
Imagine a place with all of the incredible mountain vistas of Banff National Park but none of the mass tourism. This is Alberta’s Kananaskis Valley and the best way to explore is from Mount Engadine Lodge, a road accessible wilderness lodge with all the comforts of civilisation.
Anyone who only stops to grab a bratwurst, drink a beer and admire the wooden balconies and tiered roofs, would be missing out on the incredible range of things to do in Leavenworth. Here’s a complete list!
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.
Kejimkujik National Park is a little difficult to pronounce at first glance (try ‘Kedgie-ma-koo-jik’) but don’t let that be a deterrent. If you did, you’d definitely be missing out. This National Park is a paddler’s paradise. Plan a canoe trip in Kejimkujik today!
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.
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.
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!
Kayaking in Columbia Bay, Alaska, is an unforgettable experience. It offers the chance of floating past huge icebergs, with a backdrop of a glacier and incredible snow capped mountains. Discover this amazing one day tour in Valdez, Alaska!
Warm waters, protected bays, towering rock bluffs and idyllic islands framed by a mountainous backdrop….Desolation Sound is simply drop dead gorgeous. Here’s what we got up to on a kayaking trip to Northern Desolation Sound.
My experience on the UK’s 100 mile long South Downs Way path travelling through farms, forests, fields and ancient settlements.
With beautiful views, well-maintained facilities, a convenient location and just the right amount of challenge, the Sayward Canoe Circuit is a great choice for a paddling trip for novices and veterans alike. It’s a unique Vancouver Island paddling experience to rival other canoe trip experiences in British Columbia.
Tombstone Territorial Park is an unusual place. For one thing, it is host to the most incredible rugged mountains you could ever imagine. Secondly, you are actively encouraged to hike away from the trails.