By Destination

Cheakamus Canyon Trail

Distance: About 9 km roundtrip, took me 2.5 hours to hike Difficulty: Easy terrain, wide path with mostly hard-packed gravel, dirt, some elevation gain (200m) Approach: Follow Paradise Valley road north (which turns to dirt/gravel for the last 4-5km) until… Read More ›

Brohm Lake hikes

Anyone who has driven the Sea to Sky has passed by Brohm Lake – probably noticed the little wooden bridge over a marshy area and thought to themselves “why what a nice little wooden bridge” and then driven on by… Read More ›

Mt. Finlayson

Highlights:  Great cardio, fun scrambles, beautiful views Distance: The direct trail up is 1.8km each way – elevation gained is 419m.  If you choose to take the longer, less steep, easier on the knees, and safer in the rain trail… Read More ›

Bike Repair Class–Day 1

I have a very limited and somewhat embarrassing amount of knowledge about bicycle maintenance. My mom and I, who have done some cycle-touring together, have a joke about our pretend bike maintenance sessions.   Neither of us have any idea what… Read More ›

The Chief

I have been in Squamish a lot this past month babysitting (or “hanging out with” as we prefer to call it) my nieces.  It has been a bit chaotic, especially since I consider turning the volume on the radio past… Read More ›