Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Elevation : minimal 5km, 2h 45 min from Vancouver Totally family friendly.. I usually take my non-hikers friends there for their first try. Usually a good one ; nice views, minimal effort, lots of fun. Trail can be busy though! Some up and… Continue Reading “Dog Mountain”
Cheakamus River (until the bridge) Elevation : Not a lot… some up and downs 4km round-trip, 2hrs 2hrs from Vancouver We did this trail in February and didn’t get too much snow on the trail. Just needed some little crampons at some areas as… Continue Reading “Cheakamus River – Whistler Bungee Bridge – Brandywine Falls”
Elevation : 400m 8km round-trip, 4hrs 40min from Vancouver I have a love/hate relationship with this trail… I have done it a few times already, but for the first time this year have I had a beautiful view at the top. Often right in… Continue Reading “Hollyburn Peak – Cypress Mtn”
Elevation : 450m 10km, 4h 45min from Vancouver This is definitively my favorite snowshoe trail on the North Shore. If you only want a short hike you can stop at Brockton point on the way (the view point in front of the chairlifts) up… Continue Reading “Mt Seymour – 1st peak”
This picture was taken in March 2013. I am enjoying my hot chocolate in Mount Baker Backcountry with a group of skiers/splitboarders/snowshoers. The peak in the middle is Baker summit. One day, I’ll be going there, even closer. But for now… I’m off to… Continue Reading “Mount Baker Backcountry”