Sydney 5. Balmain It’s a little bit out of town but once you get there you’d never know you were still in Sydney. Right on the water and with it’s own good collection of shops and restaurants, Balmain is a pretty place to spend some… Read More »5 Great Places to Run in Sydney, Australia
This hike was definitely a random adventure that turned out to be a lot of fun. We wanted to look for this plane that we had heard was in the area of Radar Hill in Tofino. We weren’t really sure where exactly to go but… Read More »Hike in Tofino: Canso Bomber Crash Site
I love running. I always have. Even when the high school gym class teacher said we had to go run the biggest run ever (around the block, maybe) in the pouring rain. He said it built character, we said it sucked. All the sports I’ve… Read More »Motivation for running? What motivation?
I’ve been working hard lately and was looking for an excuse to get outside and run around. Enter geocaching! I had never done it before and it sounded like the perfect thing to give my girlfriend and I one more reason to stay outside. I… Read More »Geocaching is harder than I thought
The Top Bridge mountain biking trails around Parksville are excellent single tracks to start the year out on. These trails are located right behind the truck weigh scales near the south end of Parksville. The road turns into a good gravel road pretty quick and… Read More »Mountain Biking Top Bridge Trails in Parksville
My girlfriend and I wanted to go for an adventure of the hiking type on Valentine’s Day. More specifically, we wanted to go find a waterfall. My dad mentioned some waterfalls by the Arlington Pub by Nanoose that he had been to a couple weeks… Read More »Bonnell Creek Falls in Nanoose
“Let’s go for a snowshoe,” someone says.”Ok!” I say.”Where?” I say.”Ummm,” they say. We decide on the access road that begins on Nanaimo Lakes road and heads up the back of Mount Benson. For some reason the track from last year didn’t work, so I… Read More »Benson Access Road in the snow
“But I don’t even know where Green Mountain is?!?” That’s exactly what I said when I first heard about it. I thought I knew the area around Nanaimo fairly well. Mount Benson is right there. Blackjack ridge is right behind it. There’s a bit of… Read More »Playing in the snow on Green Mountain