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The Rockwall Trail – Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek

The Rockwall Trail – Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek

Ready for more of the fabulous Rockwall Trail!? This is the third section of our hike, from Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek. The trail ascends to tumbling pass with some of the best glacier views along the Rockwall. After that there is a hefty descent (with more gorgeous views) and a couple of creek crossings before you make it to Numa Creek Backcountry Campground. Just like the previous two sections; This hike is incredible. Click here for my full Rockwall…

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The Rockwall Trail – Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek

The Rockwall Trail – Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek

This was our second day on the spectacular Rockwall trail, from Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek. You can read the first part here. This section climbs up to the giant cliffs of Ottertail limestone that make up the actual Rockwall. The trail goes by Rockwall Pass (and you can take a mini detour to Wolverine Pass) before descending down to the pleasant campground at Tumbling Creek. We saw incredible mountains, glaciers and regal marmots along the way. We were unable…

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The Rockwall Trail – Paint Pots to Helmet Falls

The Rockwall Trail – Paint Pots to Helmet Falls

At the end of July my friends and I hiked one of the best backpacking trails in the Canadian Rockies; The Rockwall. It was incredible! We had perfect weather and got to see fabulous wildflowers, countless waterfalls, spectacular geology and alpine views that looked like they belong in a fairy story! This is a trail report from our first day, from Paint Pots to Helmet Falls. I’m going to jump right in with some panoramas to show you just how…

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The Chasm – Cariboo

The Chasm – Cariboo

The Chasm is one of those strange places that isn’t particularly famous, but despite that, it is surprisingly cool. I guess if the Chasm was located somewhere else it would attract thousands of visitors. As it is, located just north of Clinton in BC’s Cariboo region, the 300m deep, 600m wide gorge seems to be off the main tourist trails. Still, if you are on a road trip along the Cariboo Highway (BC 97) it is worth taking a detour…

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