Clinton – Hikes & Highlights

Clinton – Hikes & Highlights

Do you like the idea of exploring the Cariboo region of BC, the location of BC’s Gold Rush in the 1860s. If so, the cute town of Clinton is a great place to use as a base while you explore the area. We spent just a few days exploring this area (and Lillooet) there last autumn. While we were there, we found a bunch of easy hikes and cool things to see, so I wanted to share some of them….

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Saddle Peak via the Backbone trail – LA Hikes

Saddle Peak via the Backbone trail – LA Hikes

There are multiple trails that will allow you to hike to Saddle Peak in the Santa Monica Mountains. If you fancy a scenic treat-of-a-trail through Malibu Creek State Park, you can reach Saddle Peak via the Backbone trail. We started our hike from Piuma Road and enjoyed gorgeous views along the route before the final climb up to Saddle Peak. This hike is shady, easy to follow and doesn’t feel too hard considering the epic scenery and cool rock formations…

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Temescal Canyon – LA Hikes

Temescal Canyon – LA Hikes

The Temescal Canyon loop is a fun, easy-ish hike on the edge of the Santa Monica Mountains, California. It will treat you to fabulous views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. We went in a clockwise direction, so climbed up the steep section first to enjoy the scenery. The return loop takes you deep into the shady canyon to a (teeny) waterfall. We were only in LA for a few days because Marc won an award for his work…

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Devil’s Peak – Peak Bagging

Devil’s Peak – Peak Bagging

Devil’s Peak is one of the small sub-peaks of Mount Seymour on Vancouver’s North Shore. The beautiful trail through the forest will take you to a rocky outcrop with great views over Vancouver and Burnaby. This is one of those trails where the fun is in the entire walk, rather than just the view at the end of the trail. It’s also one of the ones I discovered from Peak Bagging, so if you are lucky, you might find some…

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