How to see the Great Wall of China without the crowds

The Great Wall of China has to be one of the most famous landmarks in the world. I've never met someone who hasn't heard of it, and most people dream of seeing it in person one day. Nothing can prepare you for such an incredible sight, no matter which section you visit. But wouldn't it... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Wedgemount Lake

Before You Go This is one of the hardest hikes I did while in Whistler. It's a very steep and uneven trail, gaining 1220m elevation in only 7km, and it takes around 4 - 6 hours for the 14km round trip. The lake is glacier fed but you can swim if you're brave enough. There... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Rainbow Lake

Before You Go The trailhead is a short walk or bike ride from Alta Lake so it's perfect if you don't have a car. It takes around 4 - 5 hours for the 16km round trip, the path is well marked and you only gain 850m elevation, so it's one of the shortest and easiest... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Joffre Lakes

Before You Go You'll need a car to get to the car park at the trailhead as it's an hour and 20 minutes drive north of Whistler. Along the way, you'll drive past the lovely Green Lake, the trailhead for Nairn Falls and the town of Pemberton, where you should definitely stop at the Mile... Continue Reading →

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