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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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Lower Mount Fromme – Hikes near Vancouver

Lower Mount Fromme – Hikes near Vancouver

The Lower Mount Fromme area has a huge maze of really cool trails, that are fun even on rainy or misty days. We followed a trail description from the fabulous 105 Hikes book; But you could also peek at the map to choose your own alternative path. I loved seeing all the bike ramps, bridges and well built stone trails past some giant trees and raging creeks. These trails are mostly for mountain bikers, so if you hike here, be…

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Mount Underhill – Peak Bagging

Mount Underhill – Peak Bagging

Mount Underhill is a small knob on the edge of Mount Seymour that I had never heard about until I started Peak Bagging this year. It turns out that although this may not be a big mountain, it is a fantastic adventure! If you like long walks through incredible forest with a bit of bushwhacking and creek-crossings, this is a fantastic day out! It is also one of the possible places to find a whiskey cache if you keep your…

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West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob is one of the perfect spots to go Peak Bagging in the springtime when there is still snow at higher elevations. The forest is seriously pretty, especially if you visit on a sunny day. The trail leads you to a viewpoint that has some fantastic views. Plus if you keep your eyes peeled, you might be lucky enough to find whiskey in the mountains. This post contains a mix of photos from the previous time I hiked to…

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