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Snowshoeing to Alexander Falls

Snowshoeing to Alexander Falls

Alexander Falls is one of the (many) fabulous waterfalls along the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler, Canada. We have visited before in the summertime, but I was keen to explore the snowshoe trail that allows you to get right up close to this waterfall. The trail is short, easy-ish and would be great for kids. Just be aware, you do need to buy a ticket (from either Callaghan Country or Whistler Olympic Park). Whistler is having a…

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Hollyburn Peak – Hikes Near Vancouver

Hollyburn Peak – Hikes Near Vancouver

Hollyburn Peak is one of the easy to reach peaks in Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains where your car does most of the hard work for you. The trailhead starts at an elevation of 900m, so you don’t have to climb up a huge amount to see spectacular views of Vancouver, the Georgia Straight and the surrounding mountains. We have been up here several times snowshoeing (it is great for beginners) but we had never ventured up in the summer or…

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One Mile Lake – Pemberton walks

One Mile Lake – Pemberton walks

One Mile Lake is a great mini stop off on the Sea to Sky Highway, just before Pemberton; Close to Nairn Falls. I have looked at it longingly each time we drive past. The lake looks really beautiful early in the morning when mist floats above the water. We finally stopped to take a look at the lake after our failed hike to Rohr Lake. If you stop to grab a coffee or a snack in Pemberton, this is a…

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Rohr Lake – Pemberton Hikes

Rohr Lake – Pemberton Hikes

The hike to Rohr Lake was our first snowy day of the year in 2020. We had planned to walk the whole way to the lake (I thought it would look beautiful with the sprinkling of snow.) However there was a bit more snow than we expected, so we didn’t make it the whole way up the bolder field. Even not getting to our planned destination, we still really loved the misty views. I would love to go back and…

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