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The Rockwall Trail – Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek

The Rockwall Trail – Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek

This was our second day on the spectacular Rockwall trail, from Helmet Falls to Tumbling Creek. You can read the first part here. This section climbs up to the giant cliffs of Ottertail limestone that make up the actual Rockwall. The trail goes by Rockwall Pass (and you can take a mini detour to Wolverine Pass) before descending down to the pleasant campground at Tumbling Creek. We saw incredible mountains, glaciers and regal marmots along the way. We were unable…

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The Rockwall Trail – Paint Pots to Helmet Falls

The Rockwall Trail – Paint Pots to Helmet Falls

At the end of July my friends and I hiked one of the best backpacking trails in the Canadian Rockies; The Rockwall. It was incredible! We had perfect weather and got to see fabulous wildflowers, countless waterfalls, spectacular geology and alpine views that looked like they belong in a fairy story! This is a trail report from our first day, from Paint Pots to Helmet Falls. I’m going to jump right in with some panoramas to show you just how…

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Clinton – Hikes & Highlights

Clinton – Hikes & Highlights

Do you like the idea of exploring the Cariboo region of BC, the location of BC’s Gold Rush in the 1860s. If so, the cute town of Clinton is a great place to use as a base while you explore the area. We spent just a few days exploring this area (and Lillooet) there last autumn. While we were there, we found a bunch of easy hikes and cool things to see, so I wanted to share some of them….

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Murray Creek Falls – Gold Country

Murray Creek Falls – Gold Country

If you are ever driving along Highway 1 beyond Lytton, you will reach the beautiful town of Spences Bridge. This area is located within the traditional territory of the Nlaka’pamux Nation, who speak Nłeʔkepmxcín. Lots of people visit this area for watersports; Either fishing or rafting. However if you have time to stretch your legs, have a peek at Murray Creek Falls to the West of the town. The waterfall was impressive, even in October despite being located in this…

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