Some of the greatest stories in history have been large quests. The kind where the hero goes out and returns months or years later after having battled through epic obstacles. They return triumphant a completely different person with more experience, wisdom and possibly a few… Read More »Finding Happiness in the Pursuit of Big Goals
Mount Arrowsmith is hard to miss if you’re driving around on Vancouver Island. I can’t count the number of times I’ve driven north of Nanaimo, looked left up to his stony peaks and wondered when I was going to hike up there.I finally put time… Read More »Judges Route: Mount Arrowsmith Trip Report
I’ve written about the Vancouver Island Trail (used to be VI Spine Trail) before but they were mostly status updates on how the project was currently going. I wanted an introductory page that explained the trail and will like to all the future posts about… Read More »What is the Vancouver Island Trail?
While you’re out in the woods on a hike, you don’t want to be carrying more weight than you absolutely have to. Your backpacking stove is one thing where you can save some weight by buying a lighter one. Out of the two popular types… Read More »Liquid fuel backpacking stoves: Pros and Cons