Lightning Lakes Chain Trail

Lightning Lakes Chain Trail

The Lightning Lakes Chain Trail in E.C. Manning Provincial Park, BC is an easy 20km backpack. Our initial plan was to backpack the Heather Trail, but on this early June morning there was still too much snow and the trail was not open for the season (even though the...
Whale Lake

Whale Lake

Whale Lake (named for its distinctive shape) sits just outside the southwestern edge of Wells Gray Provincial Park, in between Canim Lake and Mahood Lake. There is a forest recreation site on the eastern edge of the lake that can be accessed by a short backpack of 3.8...
Brazeau Loop Trail – Jasper National Park

Brazeau Loop Trail – Jasper National Park

In the summer of 2013, we elected to make Jasper National Park’s famed Brazeau Loop Trail our longest backpack trip of the season. This trail is considered the “grand tour” of the southern part of the park and winds its way through a diverse...