365 Canadian Sights | Day 296: Caves Week – Huson Caves/Atluck Creek

It’s time to talk about karst. Karst is a type of topography that is ideal for cave formation. It just so happens that Vancouver Island has a lot of it. I’ll hold back from nerding out too much, but t should be noted that it reacts to the elements a bit different than most topography, … Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 296: Caves Week – Huson Caves/Atluck Creek

365 Canadian Sights | Day 295: Caves Week – Bonnechere Caves

While caves aren’t the most common geological feature, they can be in unexpected places, since they’re (by their very nature) out of sight. So the fact southern Ontario has some great ones is likely a fun new fact for some. Tucked away near the Bonnechere River in southern Ontario is a cave system near Ottawa… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 295: Caves Week – Bonnechere Caves

365 Canadian Sights | Day 294: Caves Week – The Horne Lake Caves

Canada isn’t really known for it’s caving, but with a country this size, there are a few notable examples. Spelunking is not for everyone. We’ll just get that out of the way right away; a deep dark hole isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time or great sight. Myself, I find caves fascinating, though I… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 294: Caves Week – The Horne Lake Caves

365 Canadian Sights | Day 279: Hole in the Wall (New Brunswick, this time)

Natural arches just seem like such an unlikely geological formation that I’m probably going to list most of the major ones on this list. The Hole in the Wall on Grand Manan Island is a pretty well formed one, with a whole about 4.5 m by 5.5. m. Standing right on the shore, theres periods… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 279: Hole in the Wall (New Brunswick, this time)

365 Canadian Sights | Day 270: Jasper Week – The Jasper Tramway

If you’re going to go to a place famous for mountain peaks, there ought to be a trip up one of them, right? It says something about a place when the tourism infrastructure is over 50 years old, yet it’s still a huge draw. That’s the case with this tramway up to Whistler’s Peak southwest… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 270: Jasper Week – The Jasper Tramway