Hiking

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Cochrane Ranch Park Trails in Cochrane Alberta

In this article, I give you a preview of the Cochrane Ranch Park with a focus on trails. It's complete with videos.

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Alice Lake's Four Lakes Trail Near Squamish

In this article, I reviewed a day trip out to Alice Lake near Squamish and a good time I had hiking in the area.

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Rocky Bluffs Trail Near Ucluelet BC

In this article, I recall my trail walking in Ucluelet. One easy-to-moderate trail that I walked was the Rocky Bluffs Trail.

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Giant Cedar Trail Between Port Alberni and Tofino

In this article, I recall my trip to the Giant Cedar Trail on Vancouver Island. It's complete with two Youtube videos.

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Trails and Hiking in Kalamoir Regional Park in West Kelowna

In this article, I review my trip to Kalamoir Regional Park in West Kelowna.

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Peden Lake Trail Near Sooke British Columbia

In this article, I review a hike on the Peden Lake Trail from the summer of 2020. The lake is central to the memories I formed that day.

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Englishman River Falls and Nymph Falls on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall two July 2020 visits to waterfalls on Vancouver Island. Complete with video, I give my travels tips and recommendations.

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Nanaimo's Extension Ridge Trail: The Abyss

In this article, I recall my July 2020 hike in south Nanaimo where I looked for the trail to the Abyss (ie. the Extension Ridge Trail).

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Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park in Nanaimo British Columbia

In this article, I recalled a couple of visits to some seaside parks in Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Islands: Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park.

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Bear's Hump Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta Canada

In this article, I recall a trip I took up an amazing and short trail in Waterton Lakes National Park in July of 2021.

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Rogers Creek Trail System and the Hole in the Wall Near Port Alberni

In this article, I review my experiences in the Rogers Creek Trail System near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island.

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My Bear Sightings While Hiking in Western Canada

In this hiking article, I recall the very few times that I saw a bear while enjoying a nature trail in western Canada. I conclude that, based on all the trails I've hiked, chances of seeing a bear are very low so long as you make noise while hiking.

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Amazing Viewpoints at Squamish's Estuary Trail

In this article, I recall my several trips along the Estuary Trail. In my opinion, they just don't come any easier than this trail.

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Iona Jetty Trail in Iona Beach Park in Richmond British Columbia

In this article, I recall my trips out to Iona Baech Park in Richmond, British Columbia. The Iona Jetty Trail is one of my personal favorites.

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Hiking Trails Near Crofton British Columbia on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my day trip to Crofton, British Columbia and the hiking trail network in the Maple Mountain Forest Reserve.

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Heart Lake Trail Near Ladysmith on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my hiking trip to Heart Lake near Ladysmith on Vancouver Island from August 2020.

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Nose Hill Park Trails in Calgary Alberta

In this article, I review my trips to Calgary's Nose Hill Park in the northern section of that Albertan city.

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Glenbow Ranch Trails Near Cochrane Alberta

In this article, I recall one of my favorite hiking trips near Calgary, Alberta. I spent a handful of hours out at the Glenbow Ranch Park.

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Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver Hiking Trails

In this article, I recall my numerous trips out to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver with a focus on the viewpoints and hiking trails in the park.

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Mount Work Regional Park Trail Hiking

In this article, I recall my day trip out to Mount Work Regional Park in the greater Victoria area.

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Beaver Dam Flats in Calgary Alberta

In this article, I recall a park in Calgary, Alberta that I think nature and wildlife enthusiasts will be keen to visit.

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Cobble Hill Mountain Regional Recreation Area on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my visit to a park just off of the Trans Canada Highway in between Duncan and Mill Bay on scenic Vancouver Island.

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Two Safety Tips on Hiking Alone

In this article, I try to look past the common advice for safe hiking for the solo adventurer and focus on a couple of less-commonly-voiced pointers.

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Hope Lookout Trail Near Hope British Columbia

In this article, I recall my September 2020 visit to the Hope Lookout Trail near Hope, British Columbia.

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3 Easy Trails Close to Banff Alberta

In this article, I provide travel tips for the trail enthusiast who wants something easy to walk and easy to get to while in Banff.

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Cable Bay Nature Trail Near Nanaimo

In this article, I recall my August 2020 outing to the Cable Bay Nature Trail outside of Nanaimo, British Columbia in the Cedar and Mudge Island area of Vancouver Island.

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Mount Boucherie Trail in West Kelowna

In this article, I recount a day trip that I took to West Kelowna. Central to my visit was a hike up Mount Boucherie using the Boucherie Trails.

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Trail to South Beach in Pacific Rim National Park

In this article, I recall a couple of short and sweet hikes in Pacific Rim National Park from Wickaninnish Beach to South Beach.

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Bow Glacier Falls Trail in Banff National Park

In this article, I recall my July 2021 hiking trip to the Bow Glacier Falls Trail in Banff National Park. This is complete with videos.

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3 Recommendations for Trail Hiking in Regina, Saskatchewan

I spent just over three weeks in Regina, Saskatchewan in the summer of 2021. Here's a look at three areas that I thought were alright for trail hiking or nature walking.

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A Ridgeway Ramble: Hiking in Llanharan

I love finding walking routes I never knew existed and this walk in Llanharan epitomises why. Located in the Welsh Valleys, Llanharan has picturesque views across South Wales, the Bristol Channel and the Brecon Beacons.

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Bunchberry Meadows Trail Near Devon Alberta

In this article, I recount my half-day trip out to Devon, Alberta and area where I visited the Bunchberry Meadows Trails.

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Grassi Lake Trail Near Canmore Alberta

In this article, I recall my hikes to the Grassi Lakes in Canmore with photos and videos.

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Trail Hiking in Edmonton, Alberta

I have tons of experience trail hiking in Edmonton. Here are my recommendations of where to go and where to avoid.

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Chickakoo Lake Regional Park Trails Near Spruce Grove and Onoway

In this article, I recall my visit in the summer of 2020 to the trail network at Chickakoo Lake Regional Park in the greater Edmonton area.

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Slhanay Peak Trail in Squamish British Columbia

In this article, which has videos included, I recount a difficult hike using the Slhanay Peak Trail near Squamish, British Columbua,

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Quercus Point Trail in Murrin Provincial Park Near Squamish

In this article, I recalled my 2020 hike to Quercus Point in Murrin Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia.

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Mount Benson Regional Park Trail Hiking Adventure Near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recount a difficult hike in Nanaimo's Mount Benson Regional Park from mid-August of 2020.

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C Level Cirque Trail in Banff National Park

This article details how to get to the C Level Cirque Trail in Banff National Park and what to expect on the trail (with videos).

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Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park Trail Hiking

Author recounts his July 2021 visit to the Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park near the small town of Enderby in the interior of British Columbia.

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Ha Ling's Peak Trail Near Canmore Alberta

In this article, I recall my July 2020 hike to Ha Ling's Peak in Canmore, Alberta.

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Ripple Rock Trail Near Campbell River on Vancouver Island

In this article, the author recounts his first-hand experience with the Ripple Rock Trail near Campbell River on beautiful Vancouver Island.

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Solutions for 3 Common Problems to Help Ensure an Enjoyable Long Hike

An article that covers gear and resources for staving off common issues that arise that can ruin a long hike, or turn it into a dangerous situation.

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Hiking at My Age

This article chronicles the difficulties (and joys) of hiking in Acadia National Park as I age.

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Adirondack Hike: Snowy Mountain

The Snowy Mountain hike is a 7.8 round trip to a summit height of 3,899 feet in the Adirondack Park of New York. This is a trip report from a July 2021 hike.

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Hiking the Wilderness of Ogmore on Vale Trail 1: Walking in the Vale of Glamorgan

Ogmore-by-Sea is famous for its beach, castle and stepping stones. Join me on my journey to hike in and around Ogmore, exploring the varied picturesque wilderness of woodlands, beaches and countryside.

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Devil's Bridge: A Sedona Hiking Experience

Firsthand experience hiking to see Sedona's largest sandstone arch, Devil's Bridge.

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Top 5 Sri Lanka Hiking Spots for the Nature Lover

Experience the natural wonder of Sri Lanka, the teardrop island in the Indian Ocean.

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A Forest Escape on Vale Trail 8: Walking in the Vale of Glamorgan

Surrounded by woodland, lakes, rich history and glorious views. Hiking across the 7 mile Vale Trail 8 in the Vale of Glamorgan takes you in and around the peaceful Pendoylan village and Hensol Forest.

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A Hiker's Guide to Basic Navigation

Learn how to use a compass for basic navigation along with simple techniques to keep you safe and oriented on a hike.