Take a Hike Foundation: Empowering at-risk youth

Hands up if you wish you could take a hike during school hours.  Our hands are raised, and so are the youth’s enrolled in Take a Hike Foundation, a full-time, alternative education program that engages at-risk youth through a unique combination of adventure-based learning, academics, therapy, and community involvement in the lower mainland.

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Top five places to experience autumn in BC

With the summer heat gone and the BC wildfires under control, we’re getting stoked for autumn adventures.  The fresh, crispness in the air and the bright colours of the changing leaves make us eager to explore during a season with less tourists, less cars on the road and less people to compete with in finding that backroad camp spot. Here are our top picks on where to experience fall in BC.

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Wildfires: Unaffected areas and where to travel this summer

The summer heat has brought with it a multitude of wildfires.  The good news? There are still plenty of areas that haven’t been affected. The coastal regions in BC and mountainous parks near the Alberta border are unaffected, and Alberta has a good handle on their fire situation. The local fires also provides a good excuse to cross the border into the United States and check out neighbouring Washington and Oregon.

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Overlanding defined

Overlanding means embracing the adventure that lies in the process of getting to remote and unpopulated destinations where you can watch the stars hearing only crickets in the background and lie amidst the mountains with no sight of light pollution. 

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