The Georgetown Interpretive trail is one of my favorite trails in the Canmore Nordic Center trail network. These are trails built with winter sports in mind, however, during the summer they are nice for trail hiking.
In late November of 2022, I spent a few hours at Neck Point Park on the northern edge of Nanaimo. I was surprised to see a couple of killer whales (orcas) not too far from the shore. I was on a cliff so I got a good view.
Canmore, Alberta, near Banff, offers a lot of hiking opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. In this article, I review the Canmore Nordic Centre trails and the ones near Horseshoe Loop.
In this article, I look at evidence pertaining to Gary Poste in hopes of linking him to or exonerating him as the Zodiac Killer.
In this article, I recall the Simpson River Trail in Kootenay National Park done easy-style. I didn't take the whole trail by any stretch but just the opening 30 minutes to a nice viewpoint.
In this article, I recall a little bit of time I spent hiking on the Toe Trail near some hoodoos in Banff National Park.
A preview of what type of hikes to expect at Cochrane Ranch Park with a focus on trails. It's complete with videos.
In this article, I reviewed a day trip out to Alice Lake near Squamish and a good time I had hiking in the area.
In this article, I recall my trail walking in Ucluelet. One easy-to-moderate trail that I walked was the Rocky Bluffs Trail.
In this article, I recall my trip to the Giant Cedar Trail on Vancouver Island. It's complete with two Youtube videos.
In this article, I review my trip to Kalamoir Regional Park in West Kelowna.
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.
In this article, I recall two July 2020 visits to waterfalls on Vancouver Island. Complete with video, I give my travels tips and recommendations.
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).
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.
In this article, I recall a trip I took up an amazing and short trail in Waterton Lakes National Park in July of 2021.
In this article, I compare and contrast two provincial parks on Vancouver Island that are very close to one another, Hemer and Roberts Memorial.
In this article, I review my experiences in the Rogers Creek Trail System near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, including searching for the Hole in the Wall attraction.
I've seen bears only a few times while enjoying nature trails in western Canada. The chances of seeing a bear are very low so long as you make noise while hiking.
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.
In this article, I explain two problems associated with long-term guests and long-term reservations in the hotel industry.
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.
In this article, I recall my day trip to Crofton, British Columbia and the hiking trail network in the Maple Mountain Forest Reserve.
In this article, I recall my hiking trip to Heart Lake near Ladysmith on Vancouver Island from August 2020.
In this article, I review my trips to Calgary's Nose Hill Park in the northern section of that Albertan city.
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.
In this opinion editorial, I lament the prevalence of false advertising in the COVID era of business in Canada.
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.
In this article, I recall my day trip out to Mount Work Regional Park in the greater Victoria area.
In this article, I recall many trips that I have taken out to the Tonquin Beach area and the small trail network you find there on the outskirts of Tofino, British Columbia.
In this article, I recall a park in Calgary, Alberta that I think nature and wildlife enthusiasts will be keen to visit.
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.
In this article, I share some travel advice and tips for ridesharing in Canada, including safety, logistics, cost, and accommodations.
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.
In this article, I recall my September 2020 visit to the Hope Lookout Trail near Hope, British Columbia.
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.
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.
In this article, I review my experience losing 80 pounds through walking, hiking, and calorie counting software.
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.
In this article, I recall a couple of short and sweet hikes in Pacific Rim National Park from Wickaninnish Beach to South Beach.
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.
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.
In this article, I recount my half-day trip out to Devon, Alberta and area where I visited the Bunchberry Meadows Trails.
In this article, I recall my hikes to the Grassi Lakes in Canmore with photos and videos.
I have tons of experience trail hiking in Edmonton. Here are my recommendations of where to go and where to avoid.
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.
In this article, which has videos included, I recount a difficult hike using the Slhanay Peak Trail near Squamish, British Columbia.
In this article, I recall my 2020 hike to Quercus Point in Murrin Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia. Videos included.
In this article, I recount a difficult hike in Nanaimo's Mount Benson Regional Park from mid-August 2020.
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).
Author recounts his July 2021 visit to the Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park near the small town of Enderby in the interior of British Columbia.
In this article, I recall my July 2020 hike to Ha Ling's Peak in Canmore, Alberta.
Did you know that Vancouver Island has freshwater swimming spots? Here are five of them as experienced by an avid hiker.
In this article, the author recounts his first-hand experience with the Ripple Rock Trail near Campbell River on beautiful Vancouver Island.
This article is based on first-hand experience with two trails in Elk Island National Park, the short Amisk Wuche Trail and the lengthier Wood Bison Trail. Videos are included.
Author recounts his July 2021 visit to Prince Albert National Park, a trip that included a visit to Waskesiu Lake and the Spruce River Highlands Trail.