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WildPlay’s MistRider Zipline to the Falls

October 12, 2017

Soar through the skies…all within view of Niagara Falls! Wow! WildPlay’s MistRider Zipline to the Falls is a 2,200-foot ride taking you from the top to nearly the bottom of the Niagara Gorge from the Canadian side of the Falls. Travel at speeds of more than 40 mph on one of the 4 ziplines as the mist from […]


Belfast Corn Maze

October 4, 2017

What’s Halloween without a corn maze?! Head to Eldon, for Prince Edward Island’s largest and most challenging corn maze. This year’s theme is celebrating Canada’s birthday with over 10 acres of twist and turns. Once you’ve finished the maze, check out the farmyard with family friendly activities like an obstacle course, giant board games, a train ride, […]


Pure Protein Night Race

September 19, 2017

Coming September 22 and 23, 2017. Light it up with the Pure Protein Night Race! Vancouver and Edmonton will be hosting the last 2 Night Races of the year. Starting at sundown, the 5K and 10K routes take you through Stanley Park in Vancouver or Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park in Edmonton – nice, flat, paved scenic paths that will […]


Zombie Run for Humanity

September 18, 2017

Coming September 30, 2017. Get ready for the Zombie Run for Humanity! No, that’s not an oxymoron, it’s Ottawa, Canada’s answer to the most unique charity event of the year. In it’s fifth year, 100% of the proceeds go directly to Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa. With close to $35K in donations thus far, Zombie Run for Humanity […]


Haida Gwaii: A Guide to BC’s Islands of the People

July 21, 2017

Discover the wildly rugged islands of Haida Gwaii with Dennis Horwood’s Haida Gwaii: A Guide to BC’s Islands of the People. Formerly known as Canada’s Charlotte Islands, Haida Gwaii is an isolated collection of about 150 islands and is teeming with natural beauty from the broad sand beaches to the sandstone cliffs to the temperate rainforests. Horwood poetically describes […]


Haida House

July 21, 2017

Stay at the edge of the Earth…just off the northern coast of Beautiful British Columbia. Haida House is an award winning lodge located on Haida Gwaii, known as the Galapagos of the North that specializes in authentic cultural experiences. Stay in one of the 10 comfortable guest rooms and enjoy a fully guided experience that includes interpretive pole tours, forest […]


French River to Byng Inlet Kayak Expedition with Wild Women Expeditions

June 28, 2017

Coming August 3, 2017. Commemorate Canada’s 150th heritage anniversary with Wild Women Expeditions’ French River to Byng Inlet Kayak Expedition. This eight-day kayaking adventure takes you along a Canadian Heritage River to the islands of Georgian Bay. The rugged beauty of this area inspired the paintings of the Group of Seven, a group of Canadian landscape painters from 1920 to 1933 who initiated the first […]


Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Tours

June 20, 2017

Fast, fun, and fantastic! The folks at Eagle Wing Tours certainly delivered on a recent Whale and Wildlife Tour out of the picturesque city of Victoria in Beautiful British Columbia. Committed to environmentally responsible tourism, Eagle Wing was the first whale watching company in Canada to be recognized for being Carbon Neutral and has won numerous sustainability awards. […]


GT Women’s Camp

June 9, 2017

Coming June 25, July 23, August 20, 2017. Fun on 2 wheels at the largest lift accessed bike park in North America. It’s the GT Women’s Camp held at Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Enjoy a full day of coaching by top women’s coaches along with exclusive access to new jump trails and an après session […]


Royal BC Museum

June 1, 2017

Put on your intrepid traveler’s cap for a visit to the Royal BC Museum! This interesting museum in the picturesque, seaside city of Victoria showcases beautiful British Columbia’s natural and human history. An element of exploration awaits you as you wind your way through the galleries featuring an interactive exhibition on First Peoples’ languages; Totem Hall, an impressive […]


Camp of Champions Ladies Week

May 17, 2017

Coming July 9, 2017. Girls do it better and have more fun too! It’s the Camp of Champions Ladies Week in that year-round playground of Whistler, Canada. This 7-day camp will have you on the slopes, on the trails, on the lakes, and jumping on the trampolines. Held in small groups of 6-8 with the best female […]


Selkirk Mountain Experience’s Hut to Hut Trekking

May 11, 2017

Coming August 12, 2017. Explore the backcountry of Beautiful British Columbia with the Selkirk Mountain Experience’s Hut to Hut Trekking. Spend a week hiking through stunning scenery from alpine meadows to massive glaciers. Share this hike with a maximum of 5 guests as you travel along a network of well-maintained trails staying in three alpine chalets. Prices […]


Lolë White Tour

May 8, 2017

Various dates and location in 2017. No mat needed…just bring your water bottle and wear white! The Lolë White Tour (LWT) is one big yoga party with a dress code. Put away the colorful leggings and bright tops, this is a day for wearing white (or at least a white top and light colored bottoms) to show […]


West Coast Trail

May 1, 2017

It’s opening day for the West Coast Trail! The West Coast Trail, rated as one of the world’s top hiking trails, is a 75 km (47 mile) trail that follows the southwestern edge of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. This 5-7 day hike takes you along a trail built in 1907 to facilitate rescuing of survivors […]


Oh, Canada! with TDA Global Cycling

April 19, 2017

Coming June 3, 2017. Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation on 2 wheels, eh! The Oh, Canada! tour with TDA Global Cycling takes you across the country from the archipelago of Haida Gwaii to St. John’s, Newfoundland. It’s a 8,780 km (5,456 miles) journey cycling over 80 days with 16 rest days, and 2 travel days. Experience all […]


SheJumps Alpine Finishing School

March 24, 2017

Coming April 15 and 22, 2017. Think you’re too old for finishing school? Not this one! It’s the SheJumps Alpine Finishing School that will polish your skills in ski mountaineering at Revelstoke in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. This is for those fit ladies with previous backcountry experience and advanced skiing abilities. Over the course of a […]


Baffin Island: Polar Bears and Glaciers with AdventureWomen

March 22, 2017

Coming August 14, 2017. Here’s one for the bucket list. Join AdventureWomen for their Baffin Island: Polar Bears and Glaciers tour. Baffin Island, the largest island in Canada, is located in the far northern territory of Nunavut and is home to polar bears, caribou, Arctic fox, Arctic hare, Arctic wolf and bowhead whale. The 7-day itinerary […]


Mt Seymour’s Shred for the Cause “Locals Edition”

February 17, 2017

Now through March 27, 2017. Mondays…groan. Yes, Mondays can be tough, but here’s something to look forward to on Monday nights. Grab your TrailblazerGirl-friends and head to Mt Seymour in North Vancouver for their Shred for the Cause “Locals Edition”. This British Columbia ski resort, known as the “locals’ mountain”, is open for night skiing […]


2017 Peak to Valley Race

February 16, 2017

Coming February 24, 2017. Peak to Valley. The name says it all. This unique giant slalom race at Canada’s Whistler Blackcomb starts at Saddle, the peak of Whistler Mountain, and finishes in the valley at Dusty’s in Creekside. It’s the longest race of its kind at a thigh-burning, more than 5K length, 180 gates, and a […]


Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain

February 13, 2017

Coming February 14, 2017. Haven’t planned anything yet for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? Check out the Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain. Enjoy an hour-long guided tour through serene alpine trails on snowshoes just 15 minutes from Vancouver in Beautiful British Columbia. After this invigorating trek, feast on a delicious chocolate fondue. Snow and chocolate […]


National Parks of Canada

January 25, 2017

Happy 150th! Back in November 1885, the Canadian National Parks system was formed so this year’s 150th anniversary is being celebrated with a big present to you! Parks Canada is offering their Discovery Pass free of charge to anyone who applies online for this pass. It allows free entrance to over 40 national parks, historic sites and […]


Editor’s Top Finds of 2016: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 4, 2017

Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2016 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, stay toasty warm without compromising your style with the Nau Imperial Poplin Down Jacket. This socially responsible […]


2016 Holiday in Vancouver

December 16, 2016

Seasons Greetings! And Vancouver, British Columbia goes about it in a big way! As one our favorite cities to visit, the holiday time is extra special with outdoor ice rinks, beautifully decorated trees and wreaths. and lights, lights, and more lights. Our Canadian friends in the North are not deterred by the cold weather and […]


Vancouver Christmas Market

December 16, 2016

Now through December 31, 2016. Willkommen to the 7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market! This not-to-be-missed holiday event is inspired by Christkindlmarkts, the traditional Christmas markets that are held in local German towns that bring communities together with food, drinks, and unique gifts. Vancouver’s version lives up to its heritage with a wide array of vendors selling […]