The Elfin Lakes hike has been on my bucket list for a few years. It is a well-known and very popular overnight trip near Vancouver. The winter has been a long one in Vancouver but I finally bit the bullet and reserved a Friday night at the shelter, with the forecast promising a mix of sun and clouds. It would do.
This past weekend was a long weekend in British Columbia known as “Family Day”. The weather was getting better and better, so I made plans with a hiking buddy to get together and head up a newer local attraction: the Sea to Sky Gondola. We would then have access to some great mountain snowshoeing.
We’re now under 2 months until we leave on our trip! This past week we’ve been gathering and weighing our gear to get a better idea of what our base weight will be (weight not including food and water.) We also took time to make salmon jerky. We tried two…