Vancouver Hiking Guides and News
Elfin Lakes is a very popular hiking destination located in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squamish, B.C. There are two lakes (one swimmable, one reserved for drinking water), a well-equipped shelter, and a campsite available in a beautiful, alpine area. Camping at Elfin Lakes also opens up the opportunity to tackle other hiking destinations in the area, such as The Gargoyles, Opal Cone and Mamquam Lake.
The Search and Rescue mission for missing 21 year old hiker Liang Jin made a lot of headlines this week. The 21-year-old resident of downtown Vancouver has been missing since Dec. 31, when he sent his father a text message saying he was going hiking, but failed to say where. Since then, police have searched […]
The hike to Kennedy Creek Falls in North Vancouver has several key selling points. Firstly, its a relatively unknown spot and you can avoid crowds. Secondly, you have several options about the exact route you take (if Lynn Creek is low enough you can make this hike a loop from a few different spots). And thirdly, it features two incredible landmarks.
The Wenger EvoGrip S18 Swiss Army Knife is a great knife to bring along into the backcountry. It’s also the kind of knife I find handy laying around the house to open packages and tackle various little tasks. Having so many functions in a small design, it can also be kept in your car or purse when you’re not out hiking with it.
In 2009 Eric began graduate school at UBC and fell out of skiing for a few years before discovering backcountry skiing – using skins on his skis to climb up mountains, before removing the skins and skiing back down – in the local mountains.
If you’re a frequent traveler then one of your biggest concerns is obviously packing. For many, packing is always a downside to traveling. I recently found a new Kickstarter-funded product that is making minimalist travel a breeze – the Rolo Travel Bag. One of the more popular minimalist packing solutions today are space bags, which are designed to […]