The Howe Sound Crest Trail (HSCT) is a gorgeous 29 km trail stretching from Cypress Bowl to Porteau Cove. The trail takes you over multiple summits, offering spectacular views of Howe Sound, The Lions and the beautifully turquoise Deeks Lakes, to name a few. The trail is no walk-in-the-park and is typically tackled as an overnight trip. However, it can be completed in one day. I completed the Howe Sound Crest Trail with a friend as a casual trail run in about 9 hours.
Maplewood Flats in North Vancouver is a 311-acre conservation area managed by the Wild Bird Trust of B.C. Maplewood Flats contains over 3 km of trails lining a beautiful and peaceful tidal marsh. It is a serene birding, nature observation, and walking area.
<—- Yes, this image loaded correctly. Yes, it’s a quarter. And yes, it’s missing the all-too-familiar Caribou. And that’s the point. Save the ‘Bou is a great campaign by a collection of organizations to get 5,000 emails sent to the Office of the Premier in Ontario, calling for the protection of Woodland Caribou. 5,000 also […]
Back in August, I did a post on the state of crisis BC’s salmon populations are in, and what actions are being taken. (In that post there is a brief description of the current problem, and links to great sites where you can learn more and get involved). Tomorrow there will be rally at the […]
More reports of cougar encounters around Squamish. One involving a toddler in Brackendale (info below), and one related to the above footage. The amazing video, showing a cougar unfazed by the presence of humans, was taken a few days ago on the Stawamus Chief in Squamish. (Is it just me or does the guy seem […]