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A Quick Trip to The Chilliwack Community Forest in the Snow

Not every trip needs to be some huge affair. In fact, with little ones in tow, it’s often best to find a short day that they enjoy. You can often find these days in the Chilliwack Community Forest. The Community …

2017 The Summer of George!

2017 was an amazing year. In August 2016 my wife Melanie and I had our second child. Fraser is a little boy who is turning into a crazy dude. For most of 2017 I was a stay at home Dad, …

Cycling the Sunshine Coast

Ahh the Sunshine Coast. It’s one of those magical places we can’t get enough of. We’ve visited every month for the last three months and each time have been fortunate enough to have beautiful weather, not a cloud in sight! …

We are hiring!

Adventure Guru’s Wanted Is your happy place somewhere among the trees, river banks or high in the alpine?  Are you the go-to adventure guru amongst your friend group?  Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors is looking for a member to join our team …

How To: Leave No Trace

A pristine backcountry is a luxury that we are fortunate enough to have in abundance here in British Columbia.  It is very important however that we do not take our wilderness for granted and treat it with the utmost respect!  …

How-To: Choose Winter Traction

Keep Traction in Winter on Icy Trails Winter and early Spring provides some of the most spectacular views and raw wilderness appeal, as a blanket of soft snow covers everything in a quiet, glistening layer. The same back-country traffic that …

How To: Choose the Right Backpacking Stove

The most important things with choosing the proper backpacking stove is to understand what you plan on using it for the most, and the type of trip you will be bringing it on. In General: For shorter trips, when packing …

Winter Ascent of Labor Day Horn

Winter Ascent of Labor Day Horn It was an overcast day in mid February as we ski toured up the Nesakwatch Valley towards Labor Day.  Light snow squalls passed over Marc-Andre and I as we headed up to the Propeller …

Ski Season is a wrap

Ski Season is a wrap. Posted on April 7, 2017 With some nice warm days starting to show up in the forecast its time for me to put away the skis and start riding my bike. This past ski season was …