We all have different comfort levels when it comes to weekend getaways and the great outdoors. And we all know that's something I'm working on, too -- getting braver and more adventurous when it comes to being alone in areas where "being alone" is act...
In additional to spending the largest part of our time in Whistler, Squamish, and Vancouver, my friends and I took side road trips and did short hikes to see what else British Columbia had to offer on our long-weekend holiday.
The trail was overgrown; unfortunately with poison oak, thistles, and stinging nettles at every step. It was impossible to get into a comfortable groove. At points, we couldn't even tell which way to go.
The Great Wall Marathon is home to 5,134 stairs of varying sizes. The temperatures soar, the rocks on the wall bake, and your quads shake at the mercy of squatting down thigh-high stairs. It sounded unforgettable.