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17 BEST THINGS TO DO ON PENDER ISLAND

17 BEST THINGS TO DO ON PENDER ISLAND

Pender Island, BC, is one of the many beautiful Southern Gulf Islands that are located along the Pacific Coast fo British Columbia. This is an epic getaway from Vancouver or Vancouver Island, and there are so many Pender Island activities to take advantage of to make...

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TIN HAT MOUNTAIN HIKE | Sunshine Coast Trail

TIN HAT MOUNTAIN HIKE | Sunshine Coast Trail

The Tin Hat Mountain Hike along the Sunshine Coast Trail is probably the highlight of this 180-kilometre backcountry hike. The infamous Tin Hat Hut is perched on the edge of Tin Hat Mountain and the views from the top are absolutely sensational. You will get to enjoy...

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HOW TO STAY WARM IN A TENT | 13 Top Tips

HOW TO STAY WARM IN A TENT | 13 Top Tips

Heading into the mountains or out into the forest for a night under the stars is one of the most fun trips you can take. But having spent countless nights camping we also know there's nothing worse than lying in your tent freezing. That's why we wanted to give our top...

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PATAGONIA DOWN SWEATER VS NANO PUFF

PATAGONIA DOWN SWEATER VS NANO PUFF

Patagonia products are favorites among those who love having outdoor adventures, including hikers, climbers, skiers and campers. As both of us have owned their adventure outerwear for some time, a Patagonia Down Sweater vs Nano Puff comparison post is probably long...

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17 AMAZING WEEKEND GETAWAYS FROM VANCOUVER, BC

17 AMAZING WEEKEND GETAWAYS FROM VANCOUVER, BC

Living in Vancouver is amazing, but that doesn't mean that we don't love planning some weekend getaways from Vancouver. While city life is a lot of fun, it is still nice to plan weekend getaways in BC and discover all of the cool places to visit near Vancouver....

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10 BEST MICROSPIKES FOR HIKING IN 2022

10 BEST MICROSPIKES FOR HIKING IN 2022

So you want to find the best microspikes for hiking? Us too - we love to hike the trails here in beautiful BC whenever we can. As well as many destinations beyond, of course.  This guide to the best microspikes for winter hiking takes you through all you should...

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WHAT TO WEAR HIKING IN FALL

WHAT TO WEAR HIKING IN FALL

Deciding what to wear hiking in fall can often be a difficult decision. When you are picking your fall hiking outfit you need to consider the ever-changing weather at this time of year. It can be freezing in the morning and warm in the afternoons, rain can come from...

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MICROSPIKES VS CRAMPONS | Which is Best?

MICROSPIKES VS CRAMPONS | Which is Best?

Great question - microspikes vs crampons? Which is best for you, and just what is the difference between using microspikes for hiking or crampons for hiking? If you want to know all about crampons vs microspikes, you’re in the right place. Here at Wild About BC, we...

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SANDCUT BEACH WATERFALL

SANDCUT BEACH WATERFALL

The southwest coast of Vancouver Island is home to some incredible beaches. While Mystic Beach and Sombrio Beach are often touted as some of the best, Sandcut Beach (sometimes spelt Sand Cut Beach) should definitely be included amongst these elite beaches. With a 3.5...

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MYSTIC BEACH CAMPING | Ultimate Guide

MYSTIC BEACH CAMPING | Ultimate Guide

A Mystic Beach camping trip should be high up on your Vancouver Island bucket list. Spending a night or two under the stars, camping on a remote and beautiful beach on the west coast of the Island is a special experience. We've camped at countless places across...

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