Campbell River Hiking Blog

Hiking is what we do best in the Campbell River region. Strathcona Park and the Regional District, If the trail exists we have probably been on it and lived to blog about it.

Campbell River Trail Map Series 2018

Campbell River Trail Map Series 2018 Front Cover – Campbell River Trail Map Series  Our Advertisers: Discovery Community College Page 1 – Sayward Forest Canoe Route Trail Descriptions Our Advertisers: Harbour Grill, Associated Tire, Jubilee Heights Page 2 – Sayward Forest Canoe Route Map  Our Advertisers: Ocean Pacific Marine, Akers Property Solutions, The Mortgage Centre Page 3 … Continue reading Campbell River Trail Map Series 2018

In Search of Beadnell Lake

We ventured out in search of Beadnell Lake for a hike in the snow. Located at the headwaters of the Quinsam water shed in Central Vancouver Island, near Campbell River. This weekend past; another group of friends and I had attempted an approach to the lake via the Oyster River mainline, a series of logging … Continue reading In Search of Beadnell Lake

Climbing Mt K’Husam

The time is mid September and this day started with a 6 am wake up call, a quick few minutes to put together all the gear I had gotten ready the night before, then off to pick up my friends maniac 2 year old Husky, hoping the day’s hike will wear this panting ball of … Continue reading Climbing Mt K’Husam

Menzies Mountain all the Way

This posting has been brought to you by my friend Emily Toman, she is an import to Campbell River and a rather astute photographer, I am so thankful that she sends me so many images because they are all soooo good. She loves to hike and her passion is photographing the area’s wildlife. Emily says: So … Continue reading Menzies Mountain all the Way

Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Strathcona Park has been recognized as being the jewel in the crown that is British Columbia, being the very first Provincial Park created, which was incorporated more than 100 years ago. The Strathcona Wilderness Institute was developed to promote and protect the sensitive and enjoyable use of the 500,000 hectres that encompass the Park. http://www.strathconapark.org/ … Continue reading Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Ticks on Vancouver Island

Spring is the season for ticks? How do I remove them safely? How do I know what they look like? Where are they and can they attach to my dog? If these are the questions you ask then read on.

Elk Falls Provincial Park Suspension Bridge – With Video

The Elk Falls Suspension Bridge in Elk Falls Provincial Park on Vancouver Island affords, wheel chair accessible trails and viewpoints 10 minutes north of Campbell River. Suspended over the Campbell River Canyon the suspension bridge provides incredible views of the canyon and the surrounding old growth forest

Mt H’Kusam Climb

The time is mid September and this day started with a 6 am wake up call, a quick few minutes to put together all the gear I had gotten ready the night before, then off to pick up my friends maniac 2 year old Husky, hoping the day’s hike will wear this panting ball of … Continue reading Mt H’Kusam Climb

Beadnell Lake Adventure

We ventured out in search of Beadnell Lake for a hike in the snow. Located at the headwaters of the Quinsam water shed in Central Vancouver Island, near Campbell River. This weekend past; another group of friends and I had attempted an approach to the lake via the Oyster River mainline, a series of logging … Continue reading Beadnell Lake Adventure