Berg Lake Trail – Mount Robson Provincial Park

Berg Lake Trail – Mount Robson Provincial Park

The Berg Lake Trail in Mount Robson Provincial Park is considered one of Canada’s premier Rocky Mountain trips. Do a search online for it and you’ll get loads of info, pictures, and glowing reviews about how you MUST do this trail. My first time up there...
Larch Hills Traverse

Larch Hills Traverse

In May of 2014, I decided to do a solo overnight trip along the Larch Hills Traverse. This is a trail that was set up and is maintained by the Shuswap Trail Alliance and runs 44km from Salmon Arm to Sicamous, or vice versa. I think it’s better known as a...
North Face Terra 50 Pack

North Face Terra 50 Pack

I own a lot of packs. Because of the number of different activities I do, I have an extended trip backpack, a bike pack, a running pack, and several other packs in various sizes for day hikes and overnight/weekend trips. It sometimes seems a little excessive, so I had...
Battle Mountain – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Battle Mountain – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Kirk and I are always looking to backpack into the alpine as soon as the snow is gone and June 2013 was no exception. We’d been keeping an eye out on the Well’s Gray trail report and as soon as the roads and trails were clear, we made a plan to head up to...
Kelty TN2 tent

Kelty TN2 tent

After many years of use, we decided to retire our Sierra Designs Meteor Light 2 tent in 2014 and move onto something that was smaller and lighter. As the Sierra tent weighed in at over 6lbs, it was definitely a heavy weight in the world of two person backpacking...