hiking

A short guide to scenic hikes around Victoria

The Island, known for its lush scenery, towering trees, and outdoor pursuits, is the perfect place to start hiking. Maybe you’re new in town, or recently lied to a Tinder…
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Five places to connect to nature in Victoria

Hikes and walks for UVic students With a transition to online classes, students are spending most of their days at home. With the compounding stress students face, turning to nature…

A look behind adventure cats Bolt and Keel

  Imagine if your pet cats were more famous and successful than you — that’s the reality for Kayleen VanderRee and Danielle Gumbley thanks to their two Instagram famous rescue cats, Bolt…

Pedal Power: Travelling B.C. on a bike

I remember the days I spent running around the coastal forests of B.C.; my parents cooking dinner somewhere in the distance as I played with my brother in the trees.…

Three ways to spend your summer in Victoria

Summer is definitely the best season in Victoria, if only because it rains slightly less than usual. Many UVic students will be heading home while school is not in session,…

Hike your heart out around Victoria

  Victoria is an incredible city for the casual outdoor enthusiast. Now that the sun is staying up later and the weather is getting friendlier, you too can join wilderness-loving…

Proposed Vancouver Island Spine Trail: backbone of eco-tourism?

Imagine the experience of hiking or biking through the wilderness of Vancouver Island from Victoria all the way to the northern tip on one continuous trail.