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Mount Gardner Hike on Bowen Island

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Mount Gardner Hike on Bowen Island

Any reason to head to Bowen Island for the day is a good one, but there is perhaps no better reason than for a hike to Mount Gardner. A trip up to Mount Gardner on Bowen Island gives you a great hike with the bonus of a fun day-trip off the mainland.

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ENO DoubleNest Hammock Review and Giveaway

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ENO DoubleNest Hammock Review and Giveaway

One of the best ways to relax while camping is in a hammock. They’re versatile and quick to set up. They keep you off the ground away from bugs and creepy-crawlies. And, best of all, they’re incredibly comfortable.

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14 Incredible Overnight Hikes around Vancouver

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14 Incredible Overnight Hikes around Vancouver

Everyone loves a good day hike. But there’s something special about setting off by foot – carrying the gear needed to make it through several nights in the wild.

Backpacking creates the opportunity to discover remote and beautiful locations. It allows you to escape more crowded areas. And it gives you the time to fully disconnect. To leave behind the stress and worries of the concrete jungle.

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Crystal Falls Hike in Coquitlam

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Crystal Falls Hike in Coquitlam

Crystal Falls is an easy 6 km hike in Coquitlam which takes you up alongside the Upper Coquitlam River. The hike ends up at the scenic Crystal Falls waterfall on Pritchett Creek.

This hike is at a low elevation and can be hiked year-round. But hiking in the summer gives you the chance to bring your bathing suit to swim in the river or take a dip in the canyon pools just above Crystal Falls. The water is shallow through most of the Coquitlam River and Pritchett Creek. On a hot day a dip in the water is hard to beat.

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Gear Review: dish & DU/ER “Hot Weather Pants”

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Gear Review: dish & DU/ER “Hot Weather Pants”

A while back we reviewed a great pair of pants made by Vancouver company dish & DU/ER – their ‘No Sweat Pant’. The No Sweat Pants finished a very successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $200,000 and introduced a proprietary fabric, Nature2X. Now, dish & DU/ER is back with a new Kickstarter to bring to market ‘The […]

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