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Whistler Train Wreck – Whistler Walks

Whistler Train Wreck – Whistler Walks

The trail to the Whistler train wreck is an easy hike close to Whistler that allows you to explore a group of graffiti covered, mashed-up boxcars in the middle of a calm forest. There are two main routes – We did the old route along Miller Creek trail, and then looped back via the Whistler Interpretive forest. I have also added a map to an easier, shorter route if you have less time (or if you’re hiking with young children.)…

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Mythical Creatures in Robert Burnaby Park

Mythical Creatures in Robert Burnaby Park

Do you like hunting for trolls? Or have you always wanted to meet a dragon? If you fancy a bit of whimsy and fun in your adventures around Vancouver, then I highly recommend visiting Robert Burnaby Park and going searching for the mythical creatures that are hidden in the woods. If you are lucky, you might even run into chewie or some cute little ewoks! Map of the sculptures in Robert Burnaby Park The artist, Nickole Lewis created this map…

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Wild Mushroom Foraging tour – Vancouver

Wild Mushroom Foraging tour – Vancouver

This was one of the coolest Christmas presents from last year. Marc’s brother bought us a wild mushroom foraging tour from Swallow Tail Tours. We’ve always had fun watching out for interesting mushrooms when we’re hiking, so we both liked the idea of finding out what some of them are. It’s not permitted to harvest mushrooms from provincial parks in Canada, so we didn’t pick the fungi…we just learned how to identify them. If you fancy going on a wild…

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Lynn Canyon Park – Lynn Loop

Lynn Canyon Park – Lynn Loop

Some days, (especially on rainy days) you might not feel like doing a big epic walk; But it’s still lovely to go on a wander. The Lynn Loop within Lynn Canyon Park is perfect for that kind of day! A couple of weeks ago, I met up with the lovely Lisa from West Coast Hiker Girl. We shared a yummy breakfast, and then stretched our legs along the Lynn Loop through the mist and rain. This is not a difficult…

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