Rousseau Hill – Kamloops BC

Rousseau Hill – Kamloops BC

Rousseau Hill is a prominent point on the north side of Kamloops Lake, and has been a popular hike for many years for those hiking the Dewdrop area west of Kamloops. Due to its relatively low elevation, it can be reached throughout most, if not all, of the year,...
Winter Camping – First Experience

Winter Camping – First Experience

Having done the research, talking to fellow backpackers and hikers I felt I would be ready for winter camping. I wasn’t quite as ready as I thought I would be. The biggest factor in winter camping in my mind is comfort and that is what was somewhat lacking. How do you...
The Ten Essentials

The Ten Essentials

When people spend time in the back country or wilderness, or even go on a day hike near town, there will always be some element of risk and having the right equipment goes a long ways into being prepared in the event of an emergency. And included in your list of the...
Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 2

Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 2

Spending the night at the Álftavatn camp was a first real opportunity to meet some of our fellow travelers on this route. People from around the world, with many being from Europe and the USA, had come here to live this great Icelandic outdoor experience. Some were...