Category Archives: Vancouver Island

Broken Group Islands: First Multi-day Kayaking Trip

A four day trip to the Broken Group Islands on Vancouver Island. Some highlights: – We were a group of 10 on a trip organized by Lisa, mostly since her parents were visiting. We met the evening before at a … Continue reading

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Elk-Westmin Traverse: Serendipity Strikes Twice in Strathcona

I love those funny coincidences that make so much sense and yet are so surprising. On the first day of this eight day trip, while hiking up the Elk River Trail, we met a group that had turned around from … Continue reading

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Red Pillar: Discovering the Mountains of Vancouver Island

I thought there were no glaciers on Vancouver Island. Perhaps our last trip on the Island, to Mt. Albert Edward, should be blamed: we arrived to the summit in thick fog, and could barely see each other, not to mention … Continue reading

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Mt. Albert Edward: Thanksgiving in the Mountains

On the long Thanksgiving weekend we headed to Vancouver Island to visit our friends Jan and Warrick. We took the ferry on Friday evening which left with a healthy delay which kept our friends waiting at the terminal. They live … Continue reading

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