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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 […]

Prince George's Outdoor Ice Oval

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Yesterday I hopped a flight up to Prince George as a guest of Northern BC Tourism to check out the Olympic Torch Relay as it passes through along with some of the seasonal activities the region has to offer. One of our first stops was over at the Outdoor Ice Oval. A crisp, slick rink […]