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 I’ve hiked to lots of alpine lakes near Vancouver, but so far I haven’t made it to the famous Rocky Mountains in Colorado. And that’s a shame since there are so many awesome hikes in Colorado. So I’m pretty stoked about this post. It’s from Colorado local Sarah Maurer of missadventurepants.com. She gives us a …

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As you might have guessed, I love being outside. (The website is called “Happiest Outdoors” after all!) My favourite adventures are accomplished on my own two feet: hiking and backpacking. But I do dabble in biking as well. Mostly that’s because my amazing husband Greg loves to bike. He rides to work every day and …

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Vancouver is blessed with tons of gorgeous trails a short drive from downtown. There are a lot of articles online claiming to list the best hikes in Vancouver or the top 10 hikes near Vancouver. I’ve looked at them all and realized that often… I just don’t agree with all of their picks. I’ve lived …

Read More about The 10 Best Hikes in Vancouver – A Local’s Guide

Ever since I spent a quick couple of days in Yosemite National Park, I’ve been itching to get back to California to explore of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. I heard that south of Yosemite were two other less visited but equally spectacular National Parks: Sequoia and Kings Canyon. SoCal native April of The Unending Journey …

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