Ha Ling is a very popular well-trafficked trail on the western end of Mount Lawrence Grassi.  This hike was formerly known as Chinaman’s peak but the name has been change to Ha Ling in recent years.  There are spectacular views from the summit of Ha Ling but the hike to get there is steep and challenging.

 

Although Pu’u Oo Trail isn’t the most thrilling adventure on the Big Island of Hawaii, its diverse terrain offers a unique hiking experience.  The trail crosses barren lava flows with patches of lush rain forest separating them.  At the far point of the hike a pristine lava tube can be explored so bring a headlamp!

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In the heart of the Saskatchewan Prairies, Buffalo Pound Provincial Park is a land of adventure. Whether your niche is kayaking, hiking, mountain biking or cross country skiing, Buffalo Pound has an adventure for you. Buffalo Pound is a pleasant place for families to camp and enjoy the outdoors.

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The hike to Nanue Falls is very short and only 18 miles north of Hilo.  Although this hike is short and doesn’t require much time, it is challenging as there is no trail and you must rock hop along slippery boulders up the creek.  The waterfall is beautiful and worth the trek, but even the most sure-footed hikers are likely to take a slip and end up getting wet at some point.

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The view from the summit of grizzly peak may be the best we have seen!  This hike is one of our favorites in Kananaskis because it has a bit of everything.  There is breathtaking scenery the entire way up, moderate scrambling, and a sheer drop off from the summit creating a spectacular panoramic view. This hike is short but steep so prepare to work hard to reach the top of this peak!

 

Honomalino Bay is quiet, secluded and not well known to tourists. It isn’t accessible by road, which provides people the peace and quiet you don’t get at many public beaches. The hike to the beach from the parking lot is just under a mile and requires little effort. When you reach the beach you’ll be rewarded with picturesque scenery and a beautiful black sand beach to relax on.

 

A visit to the big island of Hawaii isn’t complete without a trip to Green Sand Beach and South Point. Papakolea Beach, also known as Green Sand Beach, is a small bay surrounded by cliffs with a beautiful green sand beach to relax on. It is fairly secluded, not usually very busy and has crystal clear blue water.  Just down the road from Green Sand Beach is South Point.  The most southern point in the united states a great spot for cliff jumping.

 

Hiking to Ribbon Lake is a moderately difficult trek in the backcountry of Kananaskis.  Although the hike can be done as a day hike, Ribbon Lake has is a beautiful campsite to overnight at. The hike follows Ribbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Falls.  Many hikers make the falls their turnaround point, but the final 2km up to Ribbon Lake are the most exciting part of this hike.  Chains tacked into the mountain side assist your final assent up to the lake.

 

Lady Macdonald is located just outside the town of Canmore and is a local favorite because of its convenient location.  With 1200m of elevation gain to the top, Lady MacDonald is a challenge for even the most athletic hikers.  The final 60m approach to the summit is along a knife edge ridge with incredibly steep drop offs on either side.  Even the most surefooted adventure seekers will feel their adrenalin pumping while traversing this narrow ridge.

 

Kilauea is the youngest and most southeastern volcano on the island of Hawai’i.  It is also one of the most active volcanoes in the world.  Since 1983 eruption activity has been continuously taking place along the East Rift Zone allowing periodic viewing of surface lava flows and lava flow directly into the ocean.  The conditions of the eruption are ever changing but under the right circumstances up close viewing of lava is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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