Cabin Lake

Cabin Lake

Not every trip we do is entirely done on foot and some of the best hikes and experiences we have had came about by driving to a new location and starting from there. Cabin Lake, near Mount Stoyama, is one such trip. Raegan had caught wind of this through the...
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...
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...
Trophy Mountain – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Trophy Mountain – Wells Gray Provincial Park

On the first weekend of July 2014, Kirk and I decided to head out to Trophy Mountain in Wells Grey Provincial Park for a couple of nights at Sheila Lake. Kirk had been up there a few times before but this was my first time. It’s been on my list for years but I...