Archive for the category "Day Tripping"

Day Tripping: Winter Adventures

Comments 2 by Guest Author

I put the call out on Twitter last week for anyone who would like to contribute a guest post on my site. Tawcan, known for his many adventures, stepped up and offered to write a post that would add to my Day Tripping series: If you’re like me, 99% of the time you’re stuck in […]

Day Tripping: Grouse Mountain

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today’s adventure (which I’ve popped into my Day Tripping category) started out with a goal in mind: head up Grouse Mountain and go ziplining. Waking up at 7:30am on this drizzly Sunday morning, we knew that might not happen. Still, we packed up, donned our Gor-tex, and headed for the bus up the mountain regardless […]

Day Tripping: Do the Chuckanut

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The latest in the Day Tripping series takes us south of the border and to no real destination as the journey is the trip. When most folks head across the border from Metro Vancouver they take the I-5 although I highly suggest that next time, if you have some time of your hands, you veer […]

Day Tripping: Hell’s Gate

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In the first post of the Day Tripping series I talked about the town of Hope being the gateway to holidayland, however it could also be looked at as the gateway to hell. Although heading north on Highway 1 is actually a quite lovely experience the fiery inferno of Hades is simply a reference to […]

Day Tripping: Gibsons, Welcome Back

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Any good Canadian kid remembers growing up watching The Beachcombers, which took place in Gibsons, BC on the Sunshine Coast. In recent years I had a moment at the CBC with some memorabilia, and giggled fondly when a posted about Bruno Gerussi’s beard hair in 2006 (link via Darren Barefoot). A focal point of the […]