Sarah Seads

  • Hike to Century Sam Lake

    The next time you have the opportunity, I recommend you pay Century Sam Lake a visit. This short day hike complete with a spectacular emerald green lake, towering rock cliffs and summer snow caves make this a 'must do' for mid Island adventurers...

    7 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Albert Edward

    Mount Albert Edward is hard to miss. If you have ever driven up to Mount Washington you will remember the unique profile of this mountain to the west of Raven Lodge. Its long, drawn out scree ridge ends dramatically in a ski jump style peak before...

    19.9 miles 3280.8 ft gain

  • Hike to Cruikshank Canyon Lookout

    Travelling through pristine sub-alpine terrain, and past endless crystal clear lakes, the trail to the lookout is loaded with awesome scenery. The icing on the cake is reaching the Canyon and enjoying lunch at the lookout, complete with Whiskey J...

    12.4 miles 2854.3 ft gain

  • Hike to Landslide Lake

    The Elk River Trail is one of the most popular destinations in Strathcona Provincial Park and for good reason.  Not only is this one of the only trails in the Park that doesn't go 'straight up' a mountain, but it also takes you to one of the most ...

    16.2 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Hike to Flower Ridge

    With a name like Flower Ridge, who wouldn't want to add this hike to their bucket list?The Flower Ridge trailhead is located approximately 26kms down the Buttle Lake Parkway, towards Westmin Mine, in Strathcona Provincial Park. A classic Island a...

    20 miles 5445 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Becher

    Trail access begins at the end of Forbidden Plateau Road, at the site of the old abandoned ski lodge. It is an ugly place to begin a hike to such a beautiful summit, but do not let that deter you. Past the trash of forest parties, around the remna...

  • Hike Across the Spine of Vancouver Island

    Let's go on an adventure, shall we?Vancouver Island is 460km/285mi in length and 100km/62mi in width at its widest point, with a coastline covering 3,400km/2,138mi. On the northern end of the Vancouver Island, rugged beaches give way to thick coa...

    21.7 miles 7217.8 ft gain

  • Run the Alberni Inlet Trail

    I have lived on Vancouver Island my entire life yet I had never heard about this world class trail until last summer.  A 24km point to point coastal trail that travels the length of the Alberni Inlet from the coast right to the town? Through parad...

    14.9 miles 3937 ft gain

  • Run at Goose Spit Regional Park

    For a mid week adventure that is closer to home, nothing beats a climb up the stairs at Goose Spit Regional Park. The Goose Spit stairs are a fantastic addition to the Comox Valley's urban playgrounds, beaches, trails and green spaces. There are 1...

  • Park Day at Beacon Hill Park

    Beacon Hill Park is the jewel of Victoria's crown. Spanning 200 acres and connecting Downtown to the ocean alongside Dallas Road, Beacon Hill Park is one of the highlights of visiting the Capitol city on Vancouver Islands southern tip. Every cor...

  • Explore the Kinsol Trestle

    The Kinsol Trestle is a highlight of the Cowichan Valley Trail, which travels from Shawnigan Lake to Lake Cowichan and then onward to Duncan. The trestle is easily reached via a 1.3km, wheelchair accessible section of the CVT from the trailhead on...

    1.6 miles

  • Hiking Marble Meadows

    The most magical places are always a little harder to reach. Marble Meadows is one of those places. Unique in geology and terrain, Marble Meadows is known for it's remarkable limestone cap, numerous fossils and endless carpet of wildflowers duri...