Abraham Lake

The magnificent Abraham Lake!!! Although technically its man made, this glacier lake is one of the largest lakes in Alberta, its rich blue colour is simply breathetaking and I’m afraid pictures never do it justice! The good thing about this lake and area – pretty much every hike, climb, camp – you’re going to have…

Heart Mountain Loop (hard)

Hard 13km (heart creek parking lot full loop) 4-6 hours Elevation Gain: 1090m Summer, Spring, Fall (with good weather minimal snow!) This is a great hike!!!! I absolutely loved it! And it was windy and cold! But the views, the terrain, the scramble!! All amazing. Would definitely do this again! This hike is completed by…

Tent Ridge (moderate/hard)

Moderate/Hard 11km (loop) 5-7 Hours Elevation: 615m Summer, Fall, Spring HANDS DOWN FAVOURITE HIKE!!!!!! This is a good one, 3 summits with amazing ridge walking!!! But its not for the faint of heart. Or anything with any fear of heights IF your doing the full horse shoe. Which I completely recommend. There are some serious…

Sooke, BC Potholes (Nature Walk)

The super cool Sooke Potholes! Popular for exploring the canyons, swimming, camping and just enjoying the overall feel for nature! With 3 parking lots to start your adventure, we started at the top and worked our way past the more popular areas to where we could actually climb in the gorge and explore the canyon…

Mount Indefatigable (hard)

Hard 11km 5-7 hours Elevation gain: 1070m Summer, Fall, Spring This hike is hard. It is long, relentless, and a tough scramble getting up and down! So if your planning on hiking this one, PLEASE HAVE EXPERIENCE! This is not a beginners hike. That being said…… This hike is awesome!!! The views are incredible the…

Mothers Day Buttress/Cascade Mountain (8 pitches)

Rock Climbing 5.7-5.9 (depending who you ask!) Elevation gain: 400m Climb up – Hike down (1 Repel) 6-8 hours I know I said I would not make this an emotional page. But… this was probably the most humbling, nerve wracking, test of mental strength I have ever experienced while doing an activity. The truth is,…

Bryant Creek Cabins (Moderate)

Moderate 14km 3-4 hours Elevation gain: 400m Summer, Fall, Spring, Winter This backcountry cabin, rented through Parks Canada, is the perfect getaway if you want to be free of the hustle and bustle of regular life, but still have a nice shelter to protect you for weather and wildlife! This is the same trail you…

Cresent Falls (Easy)

Easy – but a little tricky to get to the base of the falls 5 km loop 2 hours Elevation gain: 100m Summer, Spring, Fall, Winter This is a great walk, good for all skill levels. This can be done by just driving to the look out spot or walking along the canyon to complete…

Prestige Ocean Front Resort (Sooke, BC)

Looking for a weekend getaway? Traveling to Canada? This amazing 5 star hotel is located in the heart of Vancouver Island in Sooke, BC. With stunning views, this ocean front property has delicious foods and adventures awaiting right off your balcony. Rent some kayaks, admire the Sea Lions swarming the incoming fishing boats, hire a…

Alltonroe (9 pitches)

Banff/Bow Valley 5.7 220m elevation gain 9 pitches 5-6 hours This is the first multi pitch climb I’ve ever done, and it was amazing!!! Although it pushed me, my feet were killing me (we repelled without shoes 😐 ) but it was great for learning. There is some exposure, so make sure your comfortable. All…

Allstones Lake Trail (hard)

Hard 10km 5-7 hours Elevation gain: 600m Summer, Spring, Fall I did this hike a while back, but it was good! Its not a summit hike, but has nice views of Abraham Lake for a good chunk of the way. This hike is pretty much straight up, minus about 1km in the middle while your…

Hidden Falls (Sombrio Beach BC)

Lets just start with probably the most amazing thing I’ve ever saw. This hidden gem is not to be missed, in fact, its so easy to miss we didn’t even know it was there. Fate put us in the exact spot to see a couple people coming out of the forrest following down a tiny…