Any time travelling in the backcountry when there is snow there can be avalanche risk involved. Even if you are just hiking or snowshoeing, the trail may go under or over steep slopes loaded with snow. Check the Island Avalanche Bulletin No matter where you… Read More »Avalanches on Vancouver Island
There’s so much you can do around Nanaimo Lakes. You could spend weeks exploring. There are 4 campsites on First lake, fishing on First, Second and Fourth, beautiful spots to swim on the river and epic views to hike on the surrounding hills.
Hiking boots are excellent for hiking for their grip, stability and waterproofing. They’re also big, hot and heavy. Many hikers are switching over to smaller and lighter trail running shoes that don’t offer the same stability but are much lighter and more comfortable to wear… Read More »Run, Hike and Scramble in the Tecnica Magma Trail Shoe