Magnificently mountainous Okanagan Mountain Park, British Columbia, offers incredible paddling and hiking opportunities – here’s a complete guide, with campground details, trail descriptions, safety tips and more
Pinnacle Lake is a beautiful alpine destination in the Monashee Mountains of BC. This glacier-fed lake sits within a protective amphitheater of steep rock walls and talus slope. The 9km return hike to reach it is almost as exciting as the destination.
Camping is all about getting back to basics and experiencing the beauty of our natural world. Despite this, it can still feel daunting to try it for the first time. Read on to discover everything you need to know about planning for your first camping trip, from choosing a campground and essential camping gear to campfire and wildlife safety.
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
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
Most visitors to Vancouver Island see only Tofino and Victoria – great combination – but Vancouver Island has MUCH more to offer! See the magnificence of Vancouver Island without the crowds on these three road trip itineraries.
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
Looking for adventure this summer but don’t want to break the bank? You need to go camping! Here are just a few of my favourite vehicle accessible free campsites in British Columbia, Canada
Aires de service are the cheapest accommodation available while exploring France! These camping areas are usually free or low cost and are located all around the country for anyone to use while travelling France.
Wilderness, wildlife and outdoor adventures all wrapped up in one stunning place! Why Vancouver Island should be on your ‘must visit’ list
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.
Gladstone Provincial Park is a beyond the beaten path wilderness area in British Columbia, Canada. Surrounding the northern shores of narrow Christina Lake, this provincial park offers rustic canoe camping experiences for paddlers.
The final part of our five month, 17,000km road trip around BC, Yukon & NWT; Quesnel to Vancouver, via 10 sun-and-wine soaked days in the Okanagan
An extra long holiday weekend in Tumbler Ridge, accompanied by the Northern Lights, wolves and spectacular waterfalls followed by a dash through the Cariboo to reach the warmth of the Okanagan
Two weeks in and around Dawson City, Yukon Territory – festivals, new friends, hiking in Tombstone and a whole lot of history. It was hard to pull ourselves away!
Crossing the Arctic Circle on the Dempster Highway to reach Inuvik, the Midnight Sun, and millions of mosquitoes. An unforgettable journey
The rush to the north in time for the summer solstice. Our mammoth 3750km drive from Vancouver to the start of the Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory
A busy few weeks along the Sunshine Coast, including over 100km of paddling around the Powell Forest Canoe Circuit and beautiful Desolation Sound
Zigzagging across mid and southern Vancouver Island, exploring Tofino, Newcastle Island, Carmanah Walbran, Salt Spring Island, Goldstream Park and Shawnigan Lake. Massive trees, hot springs, beautiful ocean views, train trestles and more!
A summary of our road trip around and about Northern Vancouver Island in early Spring, hiking Cape Scott, paddling in Johnstone Strait and exploring free caves