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West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob is one of the perfect spots to go Peak Bagging in the springtime when there is still snow at higher elevations. The forest is seriously pretty, especially if you visit on a sunny day. The trail leads you to a viewpoint that has some fantastic views. Plus if you keep your eyes peeled, you might be lucky enough to find whiskey in the mountains. This post contains a mix of photos from the previous time I hiked to…

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Bear Mountain Loop – Mission

Bear Mountain Loop – Mission

Bear Mountain is an area just North of Mission, BC (Canada) which is mainly used by mountain bikers. However if you don’t mind stepping out of the way when cyclists zoom past, this area is also pretty fun for hikers. The loop we found was varied with pretty woodland and fantastic views. However there are so many trails, you could easily create your own route to explore. The mountain is 543m high, so it is snow-free much earlier than other…

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Cheakamus Canyon – Squamish Hikes

Cheakamus Canyon – Squamish Hikes

Cheakamus Canyon is one of those rare, unicorn-like hikes that is pretty easy, not particularly busy and has incredible views. We did this as an out and back hike, but you could arrange a shuttle to halve the distance leaving a friend’s car at one end of the trail. You will hike uphill past a pretty lake until you reach some rugged views of rocky cliffs, canyons with misty mountains towering above you. I don’t really understand why this hike…

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Mount Seymour – Third Peak

Mount Seymour – Third Peak

Mount Seymour’s Third Peak is such a fun mountain to explore near Vancouver. It is one of the most popular hiking spots near the city for several reasons; Firstly you can drive (or even cycle) most of the way up, so the alpine area is pretty accessible, even for beginners. It also has multiple trails depending how energetic you are feeling. You can take a stroll to Mystery Lake or Dog Mountain if you want an easy walk with great…

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