Three weeks ago, Tanja and I decided to venture out for a snowshoe hike at First Peak Mt. Seymour (officially named First Pump Peak). A few years ago, we’d visited First Peak on an early Summer hike. Strangely enough, I could vividly remember a lot...

Two weeks ago, Jelger and I enjoyed a Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure in Pemberton! We hiked up to the Upper Lake in a densely snow-covered scenery. Our goal: try out our new hiking poles (yay, Costco!) while snowshoeing and carrying big backpacks. We're still dreaming of...

Recently, Tanja and I attempted to hike to Davis Lake in Mission. And we failed. But that’s ok. Because it reminded me that adventures teach you about serendipity. And about preparation. Let me start at the beginning. First of all, it's Jelger here. Tanja’s pretty swamped...

Dog Mountain hike on Mt. Seymour is one of Jelger and my favourite quick hikes. As it often happens, we end up with a "late hike" on our day off. We start the day sleeping in, drinking coffee, lounging, starting to get bored aaaand wanting...

When we tried the Lindeman Lake hike a few weeks back, I was still a bit in denial: surely the weather is still warm. We've got some Summer left, right? Right?!?! (*insert panicky voice here*) While online everyone started enthusiastically sharing pumpkin spice photos and mentioning...