We woke up early to catch the 745 AM ferry to Nanaimo. I never tire of the ferry rides to Vancouver Island or any island for that matter. The stress and pace of the Lower Mainland washes away and vacation mode feels real. After a quick stop in Nanaimo for blister pads and lip balm... Continue Reading →
Every year, for the past 4 years, I've racked my brain for fun and exciting trip ideas with my children. I feel like time is fleeting where we can get away as a family. For this summer's trip my original plan was to hike a section of the Pacific Crest Trail. I think I was... Continue Reading →
Gabriola Island is located a 20 minute ferry ride from Nanaimo, BC. It is a great pick for your first bike packing trip.
Saturna Island is one of BC's Gulf Islands. It is a long, narrow and hilly Island that's a good challenge by bike. The National Campground is a rustic and beautiful place to stay.
Panarama Ridge in Garabaldi Provincial Park is a fantastic day hike. It has the best view I've seen in my life!
The Powell River Canoe Route is a 5 day canoe portage trip around the beautiful lakes that surround Powell River, BC.
A difficult, but spectacular day of hiking on the Juan de Fuca Trail finishing at the most spectacular beach.