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Jade Lakes – Revelstoke National Park

Jade Lakes – Revelstoke National Park

Hiking to Jade Lakes was one of the best hikes we did last summer. You can start with the trail through the Meadows-in-the-Sky to Miller and Eva Lakes. But if you have some extra energy, you can continue on to the beautiful, secluded Upper Jade Lake. This trail starts at over 1800m, so your car does the main slog up the mountain; Leaving you to enjoy the alpine meadows, lake and incredible mountain views. This post will describe the route…

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Miller & Eva Lakes – Mt Revelstoke National Park

Miller & Eva Lakes – Mt Revelstoke National Park

The route to Miller and Eva Lakes is one of outstanding hikes at the top of the Meadows-in-the-Sky parkway in Mount Revelstoke National Park. I don’t mind putting in some hard work to see beautiful views, but I am also a fan of trails like this; Where you can drive up the mountain and start at over 1800m elevation. It means that the views are incredible the entire time as you romp through alpine meadows, surrounded by scenic peaks. Then,…

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Hoodoos Trail – Columbia Valley

Hoodoos Trail – Columbia Valley

The Hoodoos trail is a super easy, family friendly walk near Fairmont Hot Springs in Columbia Valley, Canada. I always love seeing interesting geological formations so as soon as I heard about these, I was keen to visit. We’ve seen the hoodoos in Banff and the Gargoyles near Squamish, but these ones were much grander – they are more of a castle than a fairy spire! I should probably mention that I’d smashed my knee previous evening on our way…

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Dog Lake – Kootenay National Park

Dog Lake – Kootenay National Park

Dog Lake is a pretty lake in Kootenay National Park in the Candian Rockies. It’s only 2.6km hike in each direction, but you get to cross the crazily blue Kootenay River and finish at a perfect picturesque mountain lake. If you like pretty suspension bridges, easy hikes and swimming in a beautiful lake, you’ll probably love this mini adventure. Also, if you are lucky, Dog Lake itself can turn into a giant mirror, reflecting the beautiful Mitchell Range of mountains…

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