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...
Pavilion Lake – Marble Canyon Provincial Park

Pavilion Lake – Marble Canyon Provincial Park

We’ve driven by Marble Canyon Provincial Park and Pavilion Lake many times over the years while travelling along Highway 99 and a couple of things that have always caught our eye is how clean and clear the lake is, and the NASA trailer that sat beside it for...
Mahood Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Mahood Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Having paddled Clearwater Lake and Murtle Lake in Wells Gray Provincial Park over the years, we picked a Victoria Day long weekend in May 2016 to paddle Mahood Lake in the western part of the park. Mahood Lake is not accessible from the east but can be driven to on...
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...