Becky Simrose

  • Hiking Burstall Pass

    The trail begins along the berm beside Mud Lake. After a rather uninspiring 3 km (you can mountain bike this part) the trail narrows and enters trees where tangled roots twist across the path and you breathe in the smells of damp earth and moss....

    9.3 miles 1542 ft gain

  • Explore Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

    Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site sequestered 27 km from the nearest road. We took a helicopter in, and hiked out . You can also hike both ways, but the hiking once you are there is more amazing than on the way in. ...

  • 47 km of WOW! wilderness

    Juan de Fuca trail is a 47 km rugged wilderness trail along the SW coast of Vancouver Island, between China Beach, by Jordan River and Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew. There are 2 additional trailheads at Sombrio Beach and Parkinson Creek, givin...

  • Hike to Grizzly Ridge near Highwood Pass

    The hike starts at 2206 meters elevation Highwood Pass, and takes you through beautiful Pocaterra Cirque up to the peak of Grizzly ridge at 2767 meters, an impressive altitude to attain with only a 561 meter climb.Park at the parking lot at Highwo...

    4.2 miles 1840.6 ft gain

  • Hiking through the Avatar Grove

    To get to the Avatar Grove, drive to Port Renfrew along West Coast highway 14. Turn right onto Deering Rd and cross the long bridge over the San Juan River. Stay right at the next Y intersection, and then left at the T intersection. At the next...

  • Hiking the Goldmine Trail

    Goldstream Provincial Park is just a short drive from Victoria. Within 20 minutes of leaving the city center, you can be immersed in an old growth temperate rain forest.From Victoria, take the Trans-Canada highway to the start of the Malahat. The ...

    2.2 miles 295.3 ft gain

  • Hike to Jocelyn Hill

    Gowlland Tod is a beautiful park, running along the Finlayson Arm fjord. Jocelyn hill is in the middle of the park, and can be accessed from the Caleb Pike access at the South end (along the Ridge trail) or from the McKenzie Bight access at the No...

  • Hike Rawson Lake and Sarrail Ridge

    Getting There From Highway 1, Take Highway 40 South to Kananaskis Lakes Trail, and turn left at Upper kananaskis Lakes Drive. The Trail The trail to Rawson Lake starts at the end of the "Day Use Area" at Upper Kananaskis Lake. The lake gently laps...

    5 miles

  • Devil's Thumb Scramble

    Park in the visitor parking lot at the Chateau Lake Louise parking lot in time for sunrise at Lake Louise...not to be missed! Then follow the pathway to the right around the lake to the Lake Agnes turnoff (well marked, with a small bronze statue ...

    5.9 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Scramble Table Mountain near Pincher Creek

    The trail starts at Beaver Mines Lake Campground.From the town of Beaver Mines, take route 774 South to the well marked Beaver Lakes campground turn off. Drive to the end of the camp where you will see a trail head sign board. The trail starts bes...

    6.2 miles 2296.6 ft gain

  • Hike from Headwall Lakes to Chester Lake

    The hike starts at the Chester Lake trailhead along the Smith Dorian road in Kananaskis. The first few kilometers follow the old logging roads, now used as cross country skiing trails. Find the beginning of the trail at the upper right end of the...

    10.6 miles 2650.9 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Mirror Lake and Lake Agnes

    Lake Agnes is an extremely popular and crowded hiking trail in the summer. In the winter, however, you will meet very few people on this trail. The mountain peaks are breathtaking and this area almost always has good snow for snowshoeing.Beyond Mi...

    3.2 miles 967.8 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Silverton Falls and Rockbound Lake

    Park at Rockbound Lake Trailhead, 0.2 km east of Castle Junction on Bow Valley Parkway (Highway 1A).The trail wanders through forest until coming to a fork to the right, leading to SilvertonFalls. This is a worthwhile 1 km side trip to a beautiful...

    10.4 miles 2493.4 ft gain

  • Hiking Willowbrae to Halfmoon Bay and Florencia Bay

    The Willowbrae trailhead is not marked along the Tofino Ucluelet highway and the turnoff is easy to miss. Driving from Tofino look for Willowbrae Road on the right hand side, 2 kilometers past the Port Alberni junction. From Ucluelet this road ...