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Hiking the Enderby Cliffs Trail: Complete Hiking Guide

The Enderby Cliffs Trail (also known as the Tplaqin Trail) offers one of the most impressive hiking experiences in the northern Okanagan. The path climbs 700m from the valley floor through a shady forest to the top of towering cliffs, rewarding hikers with spectacular, sweeping views of a patchwork of farmland as well as mountains, rivers and lakes.

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Frosty Mountain Larches, Manning Park: Everything You Need to Know

Every autumn, E.C. Manning Provincial Park plays host to a little colour changing magic. This is all thanks to the Frosty Mountain larches, which turn a gorgeous golden yellow before the needles drop. Read on to discover everything you need to know about visiting the Frosty Mountain larches in Manning Park including when to go, how to hike there and what to bring.

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Burgess Shale Fossil Hunting in Walcott Quarry, Yoho National Park

Sitting on the slopes of a mountain in Yoho National Park, I found myself picking up and holding a slab of shale containing a half a billion year old fossil from an ancient seafloor. With a guided hike to Walcott Quarry, you too can discover this unique link to the past.

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16 Fast and Fun Hikes in Penticton, British Columbia

The sun drenched landscape of British Columbia’s southern Okanagan Valley lends itself perfectly to scenic hiking trails, with a concentration around the community of Penticton. Here are sixteen of our favourite fast and fun Penticton hikes, from Giant’s Head Mountain and Mount Nkwala to the Kettle Valley Railway Trail

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Hiking the Kananaskis Valley from Mount Engadine Lodge, Alberta

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. 

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Ultimate Guide to Cathedral Grove (MacMillan Provincial Park), BC

Featuring a magnificent temperate rainforest with enormous 800 year old trees, a carpet of ferns and draping moss, Cathedral Grove is an essential stop on any Vancouver Island road trip. Officially known as MacMillan Provincial Park, the trees in Cathedral Grove are amongst the oldest and tallest in Canada.

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Hiking the Mount Sagamook Trail, Mount Carleton Provincial Park, New Brunswick

Mount Carleton Provincial Park offers accessible wilderness in the centre of New Brunswick with excellent hiking, particularly the beautiful Mount Sagamook trail. Read on for our experience hiking the Mount Sagamook trail and then use the following Mount Carleton Provincial Park guide as a reference for planning your own trip. 

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Hiking the Peach Cliff Trail in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia

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.

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