Upper Myra Falls is a 7ish kilometre hike in Strathcona-Westmin Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. The forest is very 'on-brand' for a west coast hiking trail.
Ripple Rock Hike - Campbell River
The Ripple Rock hike in Campbell River is a 7.7 kilometre out and back trek to the Ripple Rock viewpoint. The greatest part of this hike is the main lookout over the Seymour Narrows. This is the site of the spectacular Ripple Rock explosion. Today, the water swirls in the narrows, but prior to 1958, this passage was a major shipping hazard.
Yukon Adventure - A Bit Salty
From Whitehorse to Dawson City, through Tombstone Territorial Park to the Arctic Circle, the Yukon is home to epic adventures.
South Islands Cider Cycle Circle Route
The Cider Cycle Circle Route travels across the southern Vancouver and Gulf Islands to six cideries to learn about what makes this region so spectacular for craft cider.
Ladies Be Charcutering - A Salt Spring Island Bike Trip
Grab your best gals, ride 42 kms, don't accomplish your goals and enjoy the fruits of Salt Spring Island.
Meg & Bob Hike the Juan de Fuca Trail - A Bit Salty
The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail is 47-kilometres on the southern edge of Vancouver Island. It is a popular, well-travelled hiking trail with many access points and even more beaches. My Dad and I hiked the Juan de Fuca in August 2017. Three weeks before lift off I called him to see if he was going to come. He said, “no.”
Juan de Fuca Trail - A Bit Salty
The Juan de Fuca Trail is 47 kilometres of hiking between China Beach and Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island. In August 2017, my Dad and I hiked the trail in four days. This video is of the more scenic moments of the trip.
Backroads Camping - Timberland Lake
In May we went looking for Echo Lake, but we found Timberland Lake instead.
Truck: '97 Toyota 4Runner
Cameras: Panasonic GH4 / GoPro Hero4
Tent: MSR Hubba Hubba
Canoe: Found on the side of Daniel's Mom's Shed
Bob's Coleman Tips & Tricks - A Bit Salty
My Dad is a Coleman lantern expert. Instead of facetiming him every summer to troubleshoot my lanterns I decided just to make this video. This guy, I tell ya.
Camping on Salt Spring Island
In early April we went on our first camp of 2017 at Ruckle Park on Salt Spring Island. This two-night mini adventure included camping, market shopping, disc golf, boozing and bocce (the perfect weekend). The first night of our camp there was a wind storm with 80 - 90km/hour winds that basically blew our butts off.
Here's a glimpse at what we did.
Camping in Byron Bay - Australia
Byron Bay is located right in the centre of Australia’s eastern coast. 777km north of Sydney but only 166km south of Brisbane. We visited Byron Bay during our east coast road-trip thinking we would stay a day or two, we stayed six.
Song and Surf Music Festival
Port Renfrew British Columbia is one of those special places that enough the tough guys admit is spiritual. Song and Surf is a little winter music festival held there every February. It is the little sister to the Tall Tree Music Festival. If you're into music, beaches and wet wool sweaters this is the best place for you.
Rifflandia and Breakout West 2015
In 2015, Rifflandia joined forces with Breakout West for a giant weekend of live musical madness. Here's West Coast Live's weekend experience (I'm the one in the Wayne's World Hat). Shot in Victoria, BC.
Toast of the Coast - Wheelhouse Brewing Company
I love beer! And I love Prince Rupert. Here's a Toast to the northern microbrewers, who are bringing something special to their small town clientele. Shot one winter's day in Prince Rupert, BC.