Yoho N.P. – Iceline Trail

For our last back country camp-out of the season we returned to the National Parks of Canada. Yoho National Park is a 1313 square kilometre protected piece of land on the western slopes of the Canadian Rockies. The area is filled with dramatic waterfalls, rugged peaks and home to the small of Field, Population: 195. […]

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Hermit Trail

If you have ever driven the stretch of highway between Revelstoke and Golden I’m sure you have been mesmerized by its towering peaks and glaciers. We have spent years looking up towards the mountain side and dreaming of hiking the trail. Our girls have been hiking some good distance and elevation gain this year so […]

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Galena Trail And Cable Car

This trail has been on our minds for a few years now. The full length consists of a 13 km historic railway line from Rosebery to Three Forks in the West Kootenays. We were about to hike a section a couple years back before when we realized the cable car was removed and needed to […]

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Gear List For A Family Of Four

When heading into the backcountry with kids (that can’t carry much weight in their own packs) you need to make sure you have everything you need, but at the most minimal level. Finding gear that is ultra lightweight is a really good option but can be expensive. You don’t need the best and lightest to […]

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Canyoning In The Okanagan

We found a hidden gem in the Okanagan where we could keep cool in this summer heat. Okanagan Canyoning is based out of Kelowna, BC and takes you just a quick 10 minute drive from the edge of town to where an epic canyon is hidden amongst the forest. We parked our vehicle then got […]

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Rockwall Trail, Kootenay N.P.

With time off arranged and no destination located we were in a bit of a situation. But as the universe would have it, we lucked out and found a cancellation for the Rockwall Hike in Kootenay National Park. This was only for the middle two nights of the four night trek. We figured this would […]

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