Category: Hikes

Hyperventilation Trail, Fernie, BC

1-2hrs, a bit over 4km round-trip (hard to say exactly depending on where you start) Elevation gain: Roughly 350m Distance from Fernie: 5 min drive on dirt road The trailhead you will need to follow is actually for the hiking/biking trail called “Roots”. In…

Island Lake, Fernie, BC

2-4hrs, 14km round-trip Elevation gain: 300m Distance from Fernie: Just about 5min drive West of town! It was a pretty cloudy day, but we wanted to make the most out of our week-end. After looking up the Tourism Fernie website, we decided to hike/snowshoe…

Fairy Creek Falls, Fernie, BC

2hrs, 4km round-trip Elevation gain: 120m Finally taking some time off school to enjoy the outdoors and visit a friend in Fernie. The first trail we did was Fairy Creek Falls – you can access the trailhead just East of the town directly from…

Ptarmigan Ridge, Mt. Baker, WA, USA

Distance from Vancouver: 2h45 plus border time 7hrs, 18.0┬ákm round-trip Elevation gain: roughly 530m On day 5 of my Mt. Baker trip, the last but not the least, we packed up our camp at Silver Fir and drove back up to Artist Point to…

Table Mountain and Artist Point, Mt. Baker, WA, USA

Distance from Vancouver: 2h45 plus border time From Artist Point to Table Moutain┬áround-trip: 2hrs, 3.2km round-trip Elevation gain: roughly 200m On our fourth day, we finally started to see the sun clearing out of the heavy clouds. Mt. Shuksan and Baker were just teasing…

Chain Lakes Loop, Mt. Baker, WA, USA

Distance from Vancouver: 2h45 plus border time From Artist Point to Mazama Lake round-trip: 2hrs, 6.4km round-trip Elevation loss: roughly 200m For our second day in Mt. Baker area, we decided to head to Chain Lakes for camping. We knew from the Glacier visitor…