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Dunn Peak

Dunn Peak

Dunn Peak in Dunn Peak Provincial Park has the distinction of being the highest mountain between the Stein and the Monashees and is a prominent feature that is easily viewed from Kamloops on a clear day. For years we had thought of getting to the top but had only made...

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Guanaco Peak

Guanaco Peak

We quite often find ourselves coming back to the Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area year after year as there always seem to be new locations to explore and new sights to see in all seasons; and its relative accessibility makes it a great area for day trips whether...

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Mount Outram

Mount Outram

Mount Outram, which sits just to the west of E.C. Manning Provincial Park, had been our on to do list now for a number of years. We had read quite a few trip reports that state it's a really good hike but to be prepared for a long day with some serious elevation gain....

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Crooked Lake

Crooked Lake

With our history of bad weather on May long weekends, we decided in the spring of 2017 that we would camp and canoe rather than doing a multi-day canoe trip, in order to have an easier time of it if the weather went south. As it so happened, we pretty well had the...

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Hermit Trail – Glacier National Park

Hermit Trail – Glacier National Park

The Hermit Trail in Glacier National Park is one of those places that I've probably driven past hundreds of times in my life. And considering I grew up in Golden, which is only 45 minutes away, it's surprising that I had never once hiked the trail. So on a road trip...

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July Mountain – Coquihalla BC

July Mountain – Coquihalla BC

There are a lot of great areas and peaks to explore in and around the Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area and we find ourselves going there quite often throughout the year to check some of them out. It definitely is an easy to access, four season destination for hiking,...

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Gorman Lake – Golden, BC

Gorman Lake – Golden, BC

Having grown up in Golden, BC, it's quite surprising that I had never done the short hike to Gorman Lake in the mountains west of the town. The hike is almost considered a rite of passage for locals who are into the outdoors. Being that's it's a relatively short hike,...

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