Idaho Peak

Idaho Peak

Our original plan for the 2013 July Long Weekend was to backpack to Big Peters Lake in Monashee Provincial Park, but we encountered a rockslide that blocked the road in. So we had to move on to plan B, which resulted in us heading to New Denver and Silverton, in the...
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...
Tikwalus Trail

Tikwalus Trail

In May 2014 we backpacked the Tikwalus Heritage Trail (formerly named the First Brigade Trail) in the Fraser Canyon. The trail starts near Hell’s Gate, and it is a steep but worthwhile 6.5km hike (with many rewarding switchbacks, as we like to joke). There are several...
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...
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...