3 Great June Hikes Near Vancouver

June is a tricky month for hiking – usually snow still lingers in the mountains, making many higher-elevation trails inaccessible/dangerous/unpleasant to hike on. These 3 trails are great moderate-difficulty trails open for hiking in June.   1. Mt. Elphinstone Trailhead location: near Langdale on Sunshine Coast, BC Trail stats: 18 km (26 km if walking from the […]

Myra Canyon (KVR trail)

Myra Canyon is part of the Kettle Valley Railway trail, an abandoned railway that was converted for recreational use. A feat of engineering in its heyday, the railway was constructed over steep mountain terrain using the route of the least resistance, meaning that the grades were never more than 2.2%. Between 1920s and 1950s, the KVR allowed heavy […]