British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast and a slower pace of life

It’s not a far jaunt from Whistler to the Sunshine Coast, but when you’re there, you feel like you’re a world away. The pace of life resembles Island life, and sure – you take a ferry to get there, but you’re actually not on an island at all… You’re just on a secluded section on…

Wedgemount Lake, British Columbia: A staircase to alpine heaven

I have these days where I battle between wanting to be alone, and wanting to be around people. Maybe that’s a reason why having a partner or deep friendships is so great. Company without expectation of always voicing thoughts or discussing the weather or the news. Sometimes I like to just be. It’s liberating. That…

the early bird gets the (best) sunrise at Whistler’s Black Tusk

It started as a mountain bike ride in Squamish, with a possible side of hiking the chief afterwards. Tired legs and some cold beers later at the Howe Sound Brewery, my friend Steph and I had solidified a plan for our next epic adventure – which would start approximately three hours later. We would camp…

kayaking with jellyfish on the Indian Arm in British Columbia

I had just returned from Australia and I was counting my pennies until my next paycheck. Adventures are incredible, but when the dust settles you’re often left eating canned soup and stir fry waiting until the next bit of funds comes through for another mission somewhere. I’ve eaten so much stir fry. $60, that’s it,…