raft cove, vancouver island | canoeing down the mackjack river

The Mackjack river is a hidden gem. But let’s be clear right off the bat – it is not for the faint of heart, and definitely requires a certain kind of preparedness to enjoy it the most. As a kid, I grew up canoe tripping down rivers and across lakes, so when Rob mentioned he…

Canoeing the Mackjack River into Raft Cove on Vancouver Island

The Mackjack river is a hidden gem. But let’s be clear right off the bat – it is not for the faint of heart, and definitely requires a certain kind of preparedness to enjoy it the most. As a kid, I grew up canoe tripping down rivers and across lakes, so when Rob mentioned he…

hwy 99 > whistler to marble canyon, british columbia

I was so excited to meet Rob’s best friend from childhood, and his rad girlfriend Amelia. I knew I would like them, but seriously, they were the coolest people ever… and hanging out with them made ME feel like I had been their friend for forever too. And that’s a wicked feeling. I love when…

SECRET LAKE, british columbia | a helicopter picnic DREAM

Being in a helicopter is downright awesome. Having an exclusive playtime and picnic at a helicopter in only alpine lake the colour of blue that just simply hasn’t been defined yet? …well I’m not even sure I can scramble words together well enough to describe that. I was lucky enough to have the experience of…

marble canyon, british columbia| blues, greens & microbialites

We were at Birkenhead Lake on one of the (hard-to-come-by) summer days we’ve had, and a man and his son pulled up to the dock with an interesting sail boat. It caught our eye and so we started chatting. After sharing about spots we loved in B.C, I asked him what his favourite place was,…

lions bay, british columbia | cliff jumping along the sea-to-sky

The common thought this Summer – “is it really July? I could have sworn it’s January.” We had an epic winter – amazing snow and weather, and now we’re mid-July wondering if we’re going to see any of those sparkly summer days we all fell in love in Whistler. But until we do, we’re making…

#BIKELIFE at whistler mountain bike park, british columbia

I have fallen in love. With a person. With a place. With a hobby. First, the person. He caught my eye, captured my heart and swept me away. He brought me to a place (Whistler) where I reclaimed my passion for wilderness, outdoors and exploration. This is the place where I discovered how much I…

Making the most of the world famous Whistler Bike Park

I have fallen in love. With a person. With a place. With a hobby. First, the person. He caught my eye, captured my heart and swept me away. He brought me to a place (Whistler) where I reclaimed my passion for wilderness, outdoors and exploration. This is the place where I discovered how much I…