Category: Hiking


Great Hikes in the Italian Dolomites

The Dolomites are one of our top 10 hiking regions in the world. The wikiloc app compiled a list of some of their favourite adventures: Lake SorapisMarmolada PeakViel dal Pan refuge from the Pordoi PassTre Cime di LavaredoSassolungo circuitAdolf Munkel TrekTrekking of the Thinking ChristFanes Cascades… and more The Dolomites …

Running Qualicum, Vancouver Island

Qualicum Beach has a population of about 10,000. It's a charming retirement community — median age of 65.9 in 2016 — in one of Canada's best winter climates. Temperate rain forest is ideal for hiking, cycling or running year round. One highlight of Qualicum are the 400 year old Douglas …

Lowepro backpack – Photo Sport 200

I FINALLY got a dedicated camera gear backpack. Paid CDN$ 150 for a LowePro Photo Sport 200. (Now discontinued.) Easily fits my 3 small cameras and assorted add-ons. As well as extra layers, snacks and water. 1.2 kgairplane carry-on sizenarrow profile Click PLAY or watch it in action on YouTube. …

HOW to survive the West Coast Trail

BestHike editor Rick McCharles After hiking the West Coast Trail twice in 2021, I put together a video playlist with two goals: 1. WHY the West Coast Trail is our #1 hike in the world. 2. HOW to survive. It's dangerous and challenging. Below are all 7 videos. If they …

Can You Identify These Delicious and Edible Mushrooms? [QUIZ]

All of these mushrooms are edible and found in North America. Can you identify them all? Note: This quiz is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as a resource to identify mushrooms. How did you do? Share you score with us in the comments below! Source link

Snowfall Rathtrevor Park

Rathtrevor Beach near Nanaimo is the most popular Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. I walk there most mornings. But on winter solstice, December 21, 2020, that rare thing happened — It snowed. This is temperate rain forest. Snow on the coast is mostly liquid. Click PLAY or watch it on …

Little Qualicum Falls, Vancouver Island

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, established 1940 to protect the old growth forest, offers a terrific 1 hour hike if you are driving between Nanaimo and Port Alberni. There are plenty of other nearby attractions including Cathedral Grove. Swimming is possible in good weather. But know that people have drowned …

Englishman River Trail, Vancouver Island

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. AllTrails calls this adventure the Englishman River Trailway. But you don't need follow the AllTrails 10.5km out and back route. It's a network of mountain biking / walking trails on the west side of the Englishman River. You can't really get lost so …

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