Hiking

We’ve probably said this enough, but we like hiking! These pages will help keep a log of the trips we’ve been on as well as the trips we are planning. Whenever there is something we have difficulty figuring out, we’ll be sure to include what we have learned somewhere here.

Day Hikes

We are fortunate that there are so many opportunities around Vancouver to spend some time outdoors.  We have some wonderful hikes around here, many of which are accessible as day hikes (even by public transit!).   Posts About Day Hikes:

Sunshine Coast Trail

The Sunshine Coast Trail (SCT) is a 180 km trail stretching through the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia.  It stretches between Sarah Point in Desolation Sound to Saltery Bay.  The trail passes through old growth on the coast, and is often described as being a “hidden gem”. The trail is described as “easy to moderate” and … Continue reading Sunshine Coast Trail

John Muir Trail

In the summer of 2015 we hiked the John Muir Trail (JMT). The JMT is a 211 mile (~340 km) trail from Yosemite Valley to Mt Whitney, in California, USA. The trail takes you on elevations between 4,000 feet to 14,500 feet, but you spend much of your time hiking at elevations between 9,000 feet … Continue reading John Muir Trail

Great Divide Trail

We through hiked the Great Divide Trail (GDT) NOBO in the summer of 2018. The GDT is an 1130 km trail along the great divide in Canada, going between Waterton Lakes National Park (at the US/ Canada border) to Kakwa Provincial Park and Protected Area. Our start date was July 5, 2018, and we finished … Continue reading Great Divide Trail