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Month: September 2021

Semaphore Lakes – Whistler Hikes

Semaphore Lakes – Whistler Hikes

Semaphore Lakes is one of those rare gems that is a relatively easy hike that will take you to simply exquisite alpine scenery. I had to keep pinching myself that we managed to see these jewel-like glacial lakes and spectacular snow capped peaks! It is all so dreamy and beautiful. I was originally planning a longer, tougher hike when we visited Semaphore Lakes; But as I had a bit of an injury, we went with this hike to give my…

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Ladner Creek Trestle – Hikes near Hope

Ladner Creek Trestle – Hikes near Hope

The Ladner Creek Trestle is a teeny section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway. I normally love visiting cool rusty architecture in beautiful mountainous scenery, so visiting this old railway bridge sounded fabulous. The trail to reach the trestle is right next to the Coquihalla Highway, so it can work well as a stop off on the way (or way back) from other hikes near Hope. We dropped by to take a peek when we were driving back from our…

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Russet Lake via Singing Pass

Russet Lake via Singing Pass

What can you do if you fancy hiking to (or camping at) the beautiful Russet lake, but you don’t want to pay to ride the Gondola up Whistler Mountain? You can hike in via Singing Pass! The trail to Russet Lake via Singing Pass can be a bit of a slog, but it has plenty of large waterfalls, gorgeous forest views and unlike the trails that start from the Whistler gondola; It is completely free. We hiked along Singing Pass…

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