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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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Lillooet Hikes & Highlights

Lillooet Hikes & Highlights

Lillooet is a small town on the Fraser River, four hours North of Vancouver. It is surrounded by beautiful rugged mountains with plenty of possible hiking trails. The town’s slogan is “guaranteed rugged.” It’s a pretty good slogan for a town that makes such a great base for adventures. I’ve listed ten hikes and sights that we loved when we visited Lillooet so you can have a fabulous trip too. Lillooet has a interesting history. It is one of the…

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Camelshoof Peak and Fire Lookout – Lillooet

Camelshoof Peak and Fire Lookout – Lillooet

You can hike up to a Fire Lookout on Camelshoof Peak, just north of Lillooet in BC, Canada. This peak is the southernmost summit of Camelsfoot Mountain range, so you get to see the Fraser river as it snakes around both sides of the mountain. There are two possible viewpoints you can hike to. The first has a memorial bench at the top of a forest service spur road after an easy hour-long hike. However if you have enough energy,…

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Seton Creek Spawning Channels

Seton Creek Spawning Channels

Seton Creek Spawning Channels are a great place to see the pink and coho salmon run in Canada (if you are lucky enough to get your timing right!) We visited in mid-October, but it was just a little bit too late to see the salmon jumping around in the river. However we saw hundreds of salmon carcasses, and the views were beeeeautiful so it was still a fun place to visit. There are two trails around the channels, the cottonwood…

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