Image Lake & Miners Ridge

Old fire lookout tower on Miners Ridge We decided try and escape the crowds in the Coast Mountains and head south of the border for the August long weekend. We drove down to Sedro-Woolley in Friday morning, stopping for breakfast and pickup up a Northwest Forest Pass at the park office. We drove out to … [Read more…]

Yukon-Alaska – cycling the Golden Circle

Golden Circle Route The Golden Circle is a 580 km loop connecting Whitehorse (Yukon), Skagway and Haines (Alaska) and Haines Junction (Yukon) via the Alaska, Klondike, and Haines highways (with a ferry between Skagway and Haines). People typically drive it, but when we heard it’s a good cycle route we decided it was the perfect … [Read more…]

Helm Creek and Panorama Ridge from Cheakamus Lake

Another September weekend with a great weather forecast, so we chose an easy, accessible backpacking trip to Garibaldi Provincial Park. We hiked into Helm Creek campsite from Cheakamus Lake and then headed up through the Cinder Flats to Panorama Ridge. Spectacular views and a nice alternative route into the park.