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!
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 […]
Final Days in Cape TownJuly 1, 2017
Settling back into the Cape Town lifestyle following our road trip was a cinch for me. The final week of the trip was to be spent hanging around the city, exploring the beaches, and sights around town. I was most happy about having a place to stay in Sea Point. When I lived in Gardens, […]
Flower Ridge Alpine HikeJune 12, 2017
My friend Mat and I made a quick trip up to Strathcona Provincial Park to hike the Flower Ridge Trail. I do not have a great deal of experience backpacking into the alpine, as I have largely traditionally done coastal trips. This was my second time hiking up and staying over in the alpine, following […]