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The Flatiron – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

The Flatiron – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

The Coquihalla Summit area between Hope and Kamloops (East of Vancouver) is one of those places that surprises me each time we visit! It is quite a long drive from Vancouver, so we have started exploring this area on the way (or on the way back) from other adventures to Manning Park. On this occasion we attempted to hike up to Needle Peak. However the scramble was just a bit too scary and dangerous for us, so we changed plans…

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Rent a Boat in Manning Park

Rent a Boat in Manning Park

E.C. Manning Park is such a fantastic Provincial Park, East of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I have visited several times now (in all kinds of weather conditions), mostly so we could go hiking. However on our last visit, we thought it might be fun to rent a boat and go paddling on Lightning Lake. The boathouse by the day use area at the lake will let you borrow a paddle boards, canoes, or kayaks. We hired canoes for a…

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Skyline Trail to Lone Goat Mountain – Manning Park

Skyline Trail to Lone Goat Mountain – Manning Park

I have another corker that I’d like to share with you all. The Skyline Trail to Lone Goat Mountain (or to Snow Camp Mountain) in E.C. Manning Provincial Park is one of the premiere hikes in this part of British Columbia. It starts with a not-too-steep climb up to the main ridge of Snow Camp Mountain, then follows flower-filled alpine meadows over to Lone Goat Mountain. As soon as you reach the ridge, you will be treated to spectacular mountain…

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Tikwalus Heritage Trail

Tikwalus Heritage Trail

The Tikwalus Heritage Trail is an incredible hike where you’ll get a good workout, see some great views and learn about the history of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation and the Fraser Valley. This is a teeny section of a longer historial trail, that wound through the mountains all the way to Kamloops. Please note, I am not an expert in the Nlaka’pamux people or the history of BC, so the historical parts of this post are all from the various…

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