Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lopez Island: A Winter Getaway

Sometimes it’s nice to do things off season. Lopez Island in the San Juan Islands is a very popular summer destination, but on a chilly weekend in mid December we found ourselves in an almost empty campground, on roads with … Continue reading

Posted in British Columbia (and nearby), Cycling & Cycle Touring, Trip Reports, Western USA | 2 Comments

Vancouver’s Secret Beach: Exploring Close to Home

With shoulder season stretching longer these days, and since anyway I won’t be doing much skiing this season, it’s time to look for some adventures close to home. After the cold spell last week and then the pouring rain afterwards, … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking & Scrambling, Metro Vancouver & North Shore, Trip Reports, Urban | 3 Comments