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The Rockwall is one of the most magnificent backcountry hikes in the Canadian Rockies. The trail is located in Kootenay National Park, B.C., along the corridor of Highway 93 west of Banff. The drive to the hike is in itself spectacular surrounded by mountains on either side of the highway and closely hugging the Vermilion River, which is a tributary of the Kootenay river. The rivers are what you would expect of… Read More

Olympic National Park is one of the most amazing places to explore in the United States. Encompassing a large portion of the Olympic Peninsula, there are opportunities to visit three different ecosystems within the park: sub alpine forest where the Olympic mountains were sculpted by glaciers and streams into their current profile, temperate rain forest, and the rugged Pacific coastline. The main access point is Highway 101, which surrounds three sides of… Read More

Toronto >> Ottawa >> Iqaluit >> Pangnirtung >> Qikiqtarjuaq >> Auyuittuq National Park One week. One hundred kilometers through Canada’s remote arctic wilderness. The Akshayuk Pass is a stunning valley surrounded by the southern Baffin Mountains in Nunavut. Through marshlands, sand, and moraines we trekked between the iconic peaks of Thor, Asgard, and Odin starting in the North Pangnirtung Fiord. The pass is a stunning ancient riverbed for the Owl and Weasel… Read More