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...
Exploring San Diego’s parks

Exploring San Diego’s parks

In the spring of 2015, I had the opportunity to spend a week in San Diego to attend a training course. With the course running from 7am to 3pm each day, I found that I had plenty of time afterwards to get out and explore the city a bit. Being that I’m more...
Estekwalan Mountain

Estekwalan Mountain

Estekwalan Mountain had been on our list of local areas to explore but we just hadn’t gotten around to it until our first attempt in November 2014. However, due to lots of snow blocking the road, we ended up parking several kilometers from the trailhead. Throw...
Mount Bowman – Marble Range Provincial Park

Mount Bowman – Marble Range Provincial Park

Towards the end of March 2015, I saddled up with Anthony for a trip to the top of Mount Bowman, just outside the boundary of Marble Range Provincial Park. I had seen this peak from nearby Wild Horse Ridge during an overnight backpack trip as detailed in this post and...