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The Coquitlam River

The Coquitlam River flows from Coquitlam Lake into the Fraser River — a distance of only fourteen kilometres. I’ve hiked its trails that span both sides of the river from Crystal Falls in its upper reaches to the estuary. Continue reading The Coquitlam River

Bears of Buntzen Lake

I took a bear bell with me while I hiked the Buntzen Lake Trail. While I’d prefer to listen to the forest sounds on a hike, the bell alerts bears that I’m around so they stay clear. They have as much desire to run into me as I have for them. Continue reading Bears of Buntzen Lake