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
Algonquin. To canoeists, it is a legendary place of endless wilderness and adventure. It’s been on my wish list for over six years, ever since I first picked up a canoe paddle. Read the story of our six day canoe trip in Algonquin and then start planning your own Algonquin adventure with the included planning guide.
Ever looked at a lock system and wondered whether you can paddle through it in a canoe or kayak? Well, on the Trent Severn Waterway in Ontario, you can! We tried this out for ourselves on a recent visit to Campbellford in the Trent Hills region.
As the largest province in Canada, Quebec hosts a wide array of wilderness from mountainous plateaus, boreal forest to rugged coastal cliffs and lowland plains. There is a large network of national, provincial and regional parks that protect and share these landscapes – here’s just a few of them that deserve a little more attention.
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.
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
So many provinces and kilometres, but where to go? Here is just a taste of the amazing places to visit in Eastern Canada this year.
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.
Any Vancouver to Calgary road trip is something of a highlights reel of BC and Alberta. Here are three alternatives routes, away from well worn Highway 1
Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park is one of the best places to climb in Canada with over 1000 climbs found in three canyons. Complete climbing guide written by a Penticton local ith recommended climbs and insider tips.