Hiked with the Vancouver Island Mountain Ramblers last weekend. We hiked Mount Becher via Boston Ridge which turned out to be a 7 hour hike over 18 kilometres. We hit two lovely peaks, one over Comoz lake and then another with a great view of the glaciers in Strathcona Provincial Park from the peak of Mount Becher. On the way down we passed an abandoned ski lift which was pretty eerie to see. It was a long arduous hike, but well worth it!
Augerpoint TraverseSeptember 24, 2020
Still riding high on the adrenaline following the experience of the Golden Hinde Traverse, I was lucky to find a spot on the Augerpoint Traverse with a great gang of Island Mountain Ramblers in late August. I was still hopeful to get that swim in a tarn and there was also a chance of far […]
Elk River to Marble Meadows TraverseSeptember 2, 2020
At the end of July I went on an epic hiking trip that traversed past the highest mountain on Vancouver Island the Golden Hinde, starting from the Elk River and ending at Marble Meadows. The trip, 92 kilometres in total and ascending a total of 5416 metres in elevation, was designed by my friend John […]
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park HikeJuly 12, 2017
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park The Hesquiat Peninsula is a peninsula on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, located northwest of the town of Tofino and Clayoquot Sound and Nootka Sound to the northwest. It marks the division between the two regions formed by those sounds and is named for the Hesquiaht people of […]