Category Archives: Camping

kids cliff jumping

Top 17 of 2017

What a year 2017 has been!  We have had more amazing adventures than we could shake a stick at.  We have beenView full post »

Canoeing the North Fork of the Flathead River

The headwaters of the Flathead River drain the SE corner of British Columbia in Canada.  This is a special area thatView full post »

kids Waiting to be hit by a snowball

Camping in Kananaskis: The Snow Edition

Canada really is full of surprizes.  Every year I think I know all about winter, because, after all, I am about to headView full post »

Awesome campsite

Light-Weight Family Backpacking

Multi-day Backpacking, or tramping as we call it in New Zealand, has been in the ‘too hard basket’ for us for a fewView full post »

Family canoeing

Family Canoeing the Green River, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Three years ago, I was doing my research on the Green River in Utah.  I was enthralled by a river that had noView full post »

Camping at Premier Lake

Great Places to Camp: Premier Lake Provincial Park, British Columbia

Premier Lake is tucked out of the way in the Columbia Valley of British Columbia, 72km north of Cranbrook, on theView full post »

Scootering in Banff

Great Places to Camp: Tunnel Mountain Campground, Banff

It is a challenge to find campgrounds that are open at this time of year.  In Alberta and BC they generally don’tView full post »

Camping Fairmont Hot Springs

Solo Parent Camping: Fairmont Hot Springs

I have been in a rut lately, tired of doing the same-old, same-old.  Being uninspired and going through a discouragingView full post »


Great Places to Camp – Kikomun Creek Provincial Park

Turtles, turtles and more turtles!  What an awesome bonus to an already great area to hang out in.  Though you wouldView full post »

Waterfall Red Rock Canyon

Wanderings in Waterton National Park

All the public schools in BC are on strike, so no school for the kids.  We have this indefinite extension to our summerView full post »

Canoeing on Murtle Lake, Wells Gray Provincial Park

In Central British Columbia is tucked this gem of a lake, with clear sparkling waters, majestic mountains, and heavilyView full post »