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Camping at Little Douglas Lake

Camping at Little Douglas Lake

Camping at Little Douglas Lake is incredible. The campground is quiet and easy to reach but it has fantastic views and is at high enough elevation to be cool in at night even during a heatwave. It is the best effort-to-view ratio camping trip we’ve ever done; You only need to hike for 1.75 km, to reach this mini paradise. We didn’t plan to camp here, but during the heatwave here in BC, we were too hot to hike up…

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The Flatiron – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

The Flatiron – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

The Coquihalla Summit area between Hope and Kamloops (East of Vancouver) is one of those places that surprises me each time we visit! It is quite a long drive from Vancouver, so we have started exploring this area on the way (or on the way back) from other adventures to Manning Park. On this occasion we attempted to hike up to Needle Peak. However the scramble was just a bit too scary and dangerous for us, so we changed plans…

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Zoa Peak – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

Zoa Peak – Coquihalla Summit Hikes

You may have heard of Zoa Peak as a fun snowshoeing trail (it has been on my list for snowshoeing for a while!) However I was happy to discover that it is also a fun trail in the summertime. There is a bit of a steep section near the start, but then you get to enjoy quite a long walk up on the ridge. This makes Zoa Peak a great hike for fantastic views of the Coquihalla Summit area. So…

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