Tag Archives: swimming

Howe Sound Crest Trail

L1080690.jpg
This is an absolute gem of a trail, perhaps one of the best on the North Shore, taking you through the most spectacular places that the area has to offer. The views of a sparkling ocean dotted with islands are stunning, the trail follows a beautiful granite ridge line, passing immediately next to the Vancouver’s iconic mountain, The Lions, and leading you to some exquisite swimming tarns. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , ,

Widgeon Lake

Widgeon_Slough.jpg

Crossing Grant Narrows, south end of Pitt Lake

I like, ehm, logistically involved trips. Those which involve multiple means of transportation and complicated arrangements from water taxis (at a minimum) to scheduled float plane pick ups in order to just get to the starting point. The trip to Widgeon Lake was somewhere in the “moderate-low” range of that scale but offered great rewards for that little bit of extra effort. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , ,