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Lower Stein Valley to Devil’s Staircase Camp

Lower Stein Valley to Devil’s Staircase Camp

The Lower Stein Valley is an incredible trail alongside the Stein River in BC, Canada, that is great for beginner backpackers. The second campground along the trail is Devil’s Staircase Camp. You can read my previous post about the palaver travelling to this remote area, and Loop Camp here. This trail was closed for several years, but opened in May 2022. We visited on Canada Day weekend (early July) when we were unable to secure reservations to go camping closer…

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Lower Stein Valley to Loop Camp

Lower Stein Valley to Loop Camp

The Lower Stein Valley is a 26km trail alongside the Stein River. It does have some elevation gains and losses, but this lower section is not particularly strenuous. The first campground, Loop Camp is less than 2km along the trail, so great for beginner backpackers. Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park has to be one of the most special (and unique) areas to hike in BC. This trail was closed for several years, but opened in May 2022. We visited on…

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The Rockwall trail guide

The Rockwall trail guide

The Rockwall trail is one of the best mini through-hikes in the Canadian Rockies. The trail normally takes 3-5 days, in which you’ll hike over high-alpine passes and get up close to the kilometer high Rockwall. This adventure allows you to see countless wildflowers, giant waterfalls, jewel-like lakes, spectacular geology and alpine views that seem unreal when you look back at photos. I heard about this a couple of years ago from Andy’s Blog, Being Outdoors. Still, it takes a…

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The Rockwall Trail – Floe Lake trail

The Rockwall Trail – Floe Lake trail

If you are hiking the entire Rockwall, or just fancy a rewarding day hike; The Floe Lake trail is an incredible adventure. This was our final section of the Rockwall trail; Hiking out from the spectacular Floe Lake back down to the trailhead along the Banff-Windermere Parkway in Kootenay National Park, Canada. If you camp at Floe Lake, you’ll wake up in backpackers heaven. The early morning reflections in the lake are stunning, and you get to enjoy them with…

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