Garibaldi Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park is a stunning, glacier-fed lake that sits 1,450 m high, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, glaciers, alpine meadows and volcanic structures. It is a great day hike, and even better camping destination.
There are many things to consider when buying a sleeping bag. In this article, I will give an overview of what to look for in a sleeping bag, and offer tips on which type of bag is best for your needs.
Wanderung is a great website for people who are looking to get outdoors and meet some new people. Through an extensive mailing list (1,300 people in the Vancouver area), subscribers can send “Call-outs” for outdoor excursions, and organize trips.
Any snowshoers or ski tourers in Vancouver will likely be familiar with the Elfin Lakes trail. This is a personal favorite for many because of its easy access and spectacular views. The trail is 11km, and will take around 4-5 hours, each way (with great variability depending on conditions).
The Stawamus Chief is one of the most popular hiking trails around Vancouver and is also a popular rock climbing site. Simply referred to as the ‘The Chief’, this hike is located in Squamish in the Stawamus Chief Provincial Park.