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Day Tripping: Squamish

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been ages since I updated my Day Tripping series and thanks to our trek up to Squamish yesterday I can revive it with a worthy entry. Half way between Whistler and Vancouver lies the historic town of Squamish, BC. Known for its Sea to Sky proximity, windsurfing, The Chief, and its namesake the Squamish […]

The Ancient Forest

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Sample — I was there with a group thanks to Northern BC Tourism. It's free to trek through the forest but our tour from TOLAC was on the house. I would actually recommend having a guide in the winter due the elements -- they have wilderness training, first aid, they know the route, and they know how to get you out of waist-deep snow pits. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

About an hour outside of Prince George along Highway 16 lies a practically unmarked treasure, the Ancient Forest. What makes this plot of land so unique, aside from being a grouping of 800-2,000 year old cedars, is that it’s a rainforest… but it’s inland. Being 800km in from the coast of British Columbia this pocket […]

Dog Power Adventures in Prince George

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend I hopped on the back of a dog sled for the first time thanks to Dog Power Adventures in Prince George. Sally Swan and her team met us at their property which is just a few minutes outside of town. There she has almost 30 Siberian Huskies who were already howling and ready […]

Torch Relay Celebration in Prince George

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Last night we attended the Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay celebration in Prince George. I don’t want to give away too many details as the crew of 250+ is currently on the road to the Lower Mainland. What I can say is that this traveling act that have been going for about 4 solid months sure […]