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Hiking the Nublet in Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, BC

If you’re looking for the classic Mount Assiniboine view then you must hike the Nublet. It’s an easy day hike from either the Lake Magog Campground or from Mount Assiniboine Lodge. Strong hikers can continue on to Nub Peak for the ultimate view in Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. We did this hike in the second […]

The Hike from Grizzly Lake to Divide Lake in the Tombstone Mountains

Six weeks ago I left you on the edge of Grizzly Lake in Yukon’s Tombstone Mountains, under cool skies with the threat of a storm in the air. On our second day of a three day backpacking trip, John and I had a plan to hike up and over Glissade Pass, pitch a tent at Divide Lake […]

The Goldensides Hike in Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon

One of the great and super accessible hikes to do in Tombstone Territorial Park is the Goldensides hike. It wasn’t even on our radar. But then a ranger showed up while we were putting up our tent and told us another ranger would be leading a hike starting at 7 PM. That beat sitting around our picnic table so we decided […]

Done in a Day: Canoeing the Yukon River from Marsh Lake to Whitehorse

The Yukon River is the third longest in North America, traveling 3,185 kilometers from northern British Columbia to empty into Alaska’s Bering Sea. Although it has played key transportation roles, especially during the Klondike Gold Rush at the end of the nineteenth century, now it’s definitely a river for recreational enthusiasts. In fact ever summer, […]