Utah is known for many things from Mormons to mountains but among the state’s most brag-worthy attractions remains the state’s ski resorts as they attract thousands of visitors year after year to enjoy miles … Continue reading
Highwood Pass is located on the highest paved road in Canada and offers incredible adventures year-round. Cyclists flock to this area in Kananaskis Country each spring to bike the highway before it opens in June for the summer season, and … Continue reading
Some days in the mountains are special, and I don’t want to share them with anyone else. Other experiences are for sharing, and the story is worth telling to encourage them to go out and explore this region themselves. I … Continue reading
Change is the essence of life, yet a person occasionally finds some ancient implement so well conceived that it defies time and progress. Among such rarities is the snowshoe, an aid to winter travel that dates back to antiquity.
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Whether you’re looking for a family friendly trail, or something that provides a brief but enchanting reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the city, Utah’s Donut Falls is your place. It’s a mild hike during the summer, great for … Continue reading
Zermatt is a compact alpine village tucked away high up in the south of Switzerland, not far from the Italian frontier. At an elevation of 1,608m (5,276 feet) it is encircled by 29 inspirationally sculptured 4,000m peaks – an impressive … Continue reading
A few years ago I decided to visit 200-acre Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park on my cross-country skis instead of in hiking boots. This narrow point of land is known for its fine hiking trails along the shore and into … Continue reading
Krystal Acres Alpaca Farm
Set among huge oak trees and sprawling pasture, the Krystal Acres alpaca farm claims the largest herd in the San Juan Islands. Owned by Kris and Albert Olson, their 80-acre spread, near Friday Harbor, is home … Continue reading
Stroll through any field of lavender and one thing is certain: the lavender’s scent will conjure up all kinds of personal memories. Such is the way of this amazingly versatile plant. But its unique scent is only one of many … Continue reading
I’ve spent the past 14 years exploring the Canadian Rockies and one thing I’ve really discovered is that having a good base camp is the first step in planning the perfect backcountry adventure. Find that gem of a lodge, cabin … Continue reading
Eastern Washington State offers countless world-class wineries, stunning canyons, lakes and dams in place of its western neighbour’s evergreen forests and rugged mountains. Twice the size of its western half, it has just a third of the population.
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