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WHAT TO WEAR HIKING IN FALL

WHAT TO WEAR HIKING IN FALL

Deciding what to wear hiking in fall can end up being a tricky question. 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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SOMBRIO BEACH WATERFALL

SOMBRIO BEACH WATERFALL

On an island full of incredible waterfalls and beaches, it would seem quite difficult to stand out amongst the crowd, but Sombrio Beach waterfall does exactly that. Despite becoming a well-known spot, expect to have to do some exploring to find this lush oasis tucked...

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FAIRY LAKE BONSAI TREE | Port Renfrew

FAIRY LAKE BONSAI TREE | Port Renfrew

Vancouver Island is home to seemingly endless amazing and unique attractions and the Fairy Lake Bonsai Tree is one of the more weird and wonderful things that you may stumble across as you explore the island. It's incredible to think that this tiny little tree has...

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13 BEST THINGS TO DO IN POWELL RIVER

13 BEST THINGS TO DO IN POWELL RIVER

The Sunshine Coast is an absolutely magical part of Western Canada. Near the north end of the coast, you'll find the quaint town of Powell River. After spending some time exploring this more isolated part of British Columbia, we put together a list of our favourite...

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SLHANAY TRAIL | Amazing Hike in Squamish, BC

SLHANAY TRAIL | Amazing Hike in Squamish, BC

Squamish is home to some world-class hiking and there are mountain peaks no matter which direction you look. While trails like the Stawamus Chief, the Sea to Sky Trail and Crooked Falls are some of the more well-known hikes, the Slhanay Trail is one of the hidden gems...

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BEST PACKABLE BACKPACK FOR TRAVEL AND HIKING IN 2021

BEST PACKABLE BACKPACK FOR TRAVEL AND HIKING IN 2021

Packable backpacks are one of the handiest items you can carry in your bag. Whether you are travelling through different countries or spending time backcountry hiking and camping, a packable bag is a great item to have with you. Having spent many years travelling and...

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DEEP COVE HIKE | QUARRY ROCK TRAIL

DEEP COVE HIKE | QUARRY ROCK TRAIL

There are a lot of awesome trails to choose from in North Vancouver but the Deep Cove hike to Quarry Rock is always an excellent choice. This is a relatively easy hike, with stunning views over Deep Cove, BC, which is accessible by public transit. This makes it a...

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