Trails

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The popularity of Chilliwack’s wide-open spaces has exploded over the past few years. The mountain peaks and trails that rise from the city’s farm fields on the valley below beckon hikers to explore deep into the temperate rainforest and climb...
Welcome to the Peace Country. As the largest city in northeastern British Columbia, Fort St. John is a vital regional hub for commerce and industry in the province's north. It’s also a hiking hub, though. Yes, as the ideal jumping off point...
There is more to hikes than just the incredible views! Sure, bagging a peak is an awesome goal, but how much did you see on the trek besides your feet and the trail ahead? If you had a waterfall destination...
My hometown might be synonymous with “big flat land,” but that doesn’t mean you can’t hike in the prairies! In remote northern Alberta, we’re used to travelling long distances, so it’s not uncommon to drive three to four hours roundtrip...
Peterborough is an outdoors-person's paradise. Set within the Kawarthas tourism region, alongside the Otonabee River, in central Ontario, Peterborough is known for easy access to lakes, cottage country and, of course, great hiking trails—many near the downtown core and...
Vancouver’s sentinel peak Grouse Mountain is usually scaled via the ‘Grouse Grind,’ a steep hike through thick forest to a mountaintop chalet with expansive views as far south as the US. For most people, the energy-sapping climb (853 metres in...
Everyone deserves to feel safe, comfortable and respected in the outdoors. Unfortunately, women are constantly on guard for potential threats. We're often cautioned with tips about how to stay safe while travelling and adventuring—or actively discouraged from going at all. Too...
It’s an important feeling we don’t make time for enough, especially in trying times like the ones we’re in. The next time you find yourself refreshing Instagram, binging Netflix or scrolling through TikTok, consider stepping away from the screen instead.
It was just before 2 p.m. and the sun was already starting to dip below the low, rocky hills we were flanked by. So many off-whites and blues were laid out around us, both at our feet and in the...
Canada’s prairie provinces are more than just wide-open spaces. Manitoba has two national parks, 92 provincial parks and over 100,000 lakes that provide scenic hikes for explorers all year long. Here are 10 of the best winter hiking and cross-country...
Hiking in winter is a delightful way to enjoy the great outdoors. Metro Vancouver, Whistler area and the Lower Mainland have no shortage of incredible trails to discover. While cold weather keeps bugs at bay and large predators asleep in...
With so many options for winter hiking in and around the Greater Toronto Area, from pastoral farmland to dramatic cliffs to picturesque woods, there’s no reason to stay indoors. Don’t let the cold weather get you down; bundle up, make...
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