We had actually planned and even gotten 5km into this trail last weekend but quit due to an unbelievable amount of bugs. You couldn't even keep your mouth or eyes open without bugs constantly flying into them. There was also still a ton of smoke from forest fires that made breathing difficult. [...]
The best camping on the Indian arm is at Granite Falls, it's 18km and between 3-6 hours one way. It's a beautiful paddle that ends at a large waterfall.
We had limited time so we only did the first 9km portion of the trail to Bear Beach and back again.
This was our first time up there and while it was beautiful, it was very sad to see how much garbage had been left by people on the trail and lakeside. If you do decide to take the trip up there, please pack out all of your garbage.
Elfin Lakes trail is an incredibly beautiful moderate hike that includes the option of staying overnight in a heated hut.
Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter "Keyhole Hot Springs(sometimes called Pebble Creek Hot Springs) is located 100 kilometres from Whistler(Village Gate Blvd). Though most of the 100k is on logging roads, it is drivable by most cars without any trouble. The massive Innergex hydroelectric project is well underway in the area, turning a once quiet wilderness [...]
Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Time: 12 Hours Weather: 7°C - 20°C Elevation Gain: 1350m Max Elevation: 3120m Start Time: 8:30pm Directions Head out of Canmore on the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes road. Continue on the unpaved Spray lakes road for about 27-28km until you see the Sparrowhawk Picnic area. Gear Hiking Boots Food [...]
Story A quinzee is shelter that is made out of snow. It is different and much faster to build than an igloo because you start with solid pile snow and then dig out the inside. You want to ensure that where your starting has a significant amount of snow on the ground. If it's a [...]