Category: Hikes

Teapot Mountain and Jiufen Old Street, Ruifang, Taiwan

After spending most of our week in the city, it was time to get out of town and get some hiking done. ¬†We headed on the coast for a hike. We chose to hike Teapot Mountain in the Jinguashih region. We had to take…

Exploring Vancouver Island – Part 2

Living in Victoria now, I have been able to go on some short adventures during the past few months. Any time we get a chance, we get into the camper and drive for a bit to explore new spots, get some new ideas of…

Russet Lake via High Note Trail Overnight, Whistler & Garibaldi Park, BC

  11-12hrs, about 27km round-trip Cumulative elevation gain: 1200m total round-trip Cumulative elevation loss: 1590m total round-trip We have done this trail as an overnight, staying only one night at Russet Lake. We wanted to stay for 2 nights, but unfortunately, all the Saturday…

Stratton Lake and High Falls, Algonquin Park, ON

Canoeing time: 5-6hrs round-trip Entrance: Achray Campground Before I undertook my solo road trip across Canada, we went on a long week-end canoe-camping trip to Algonquin Park. We had wanted to do this for a while, but winter obliged, we had to wait until…

Emerald Lake Loop, Yoho National Park, BC

2hrs, 5.3km Elevation gain: 50m Emerald Lake is a beautiful glacier lake in Yoho National Park. It is located West of Field, BC, at the end of a road coming off the Trans-Canada Highway. Make sure you get there early, as the parking lot…

HI – Whiskey Jack and Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, BC

Along my cross-Canada moving roadtrip, I needed to find a few places to stay overnight while still trying to enjoy the scenery and the time I spent in the mountains. I was able to get a spot at the Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel in…