Jofree Lake British Columbia
Jofree lake one of the most favorite hiking place in british columbia Canada. There are 3 lakes the best is the third lake as it is the biggest and background by the glazier. The entire of British columbia is the paradise for hiker and camping lover, it is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Beside there are some mountains which are very close by from Vancouver which are easy to hike, Grouse mountain and Cypress. Not far from Vancouver there is Whistler, is the must visit for anyone, skier give its name as whistler winter wonderland. It can be reach out for only 2 hours drive or by bus.
Things To do
Camping and Polar bear swimming, make sure to register your camping backcountry permit from BC park or you might be get fine. Swimming on the lake it is very challanging, as the water temperature arround -1 on summer. Well definetely Polar bear swim worth to try.
How to get there
Drive from Vancouver 2.5 hours and hike to the upper lake depend on your speed, we hiked it for 3.5 hours up and down. There is no busses or shuttle.
The Stawamus Chief
Stawamus Chief is one of intermediate hike its not easy trail for beginner. It is located in Squamish about an hour drive from Vancouver downtown, to get to enjoy the stunning view need 6 hours up and down could be danger as it could be slippery. This is very popular hiking place it has spectaculer view of green bay color as the result of glazier mountains. Enjoy the best view from the third chief is the view of bay and beautiful small squamish town. Hiking guide
It is 600 meter elevation as you can imagine it is very steep not easy trail for beginner therefor to get to the third chief, must hang on to the chain because no trail but instead of huge rock. Enjoy the Shannon waterfall the first time you enter the train just behind the park.
Feed chipmunk, bring some peanuts,berries, dry fruit their favorite food they will lick your hand to grab the peanut. Their smart animal will store the food on the cheeck. And take some good picture maybe photograph for your wedding? or maybe meditation to release stress.