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BEAR SAFETY IN BC’S BACKCOUNTRY

HOW TO AVOID BECOMING A BEAR'S DINNER ON YOUR HIKING ADVENTURE? Don't let bears stop you from exploring BC's incredible wilderness! Be Safe - Be Bear Aware If you are a person who is afraid of bears then educating yourself will likely help you feel more confident when...

HIKING TRAILS NEAR VANCOUVER

The Sea to Sky Corridor, The North Shore, and The Fraser Valley are full with hiking opportunities for beginner and advanced hikers alike. Due to trails being accessible by 2-Wheel Drive vehicles, people becoming more aware of the health benefits provided by nature...

IS FOREST BATHING THE NEW SUN BATHING?

WHAT THE HECK IS FOREST BATHING? In Japanese it is called Shinrin-Yoku, which can literally be translated to: Forest Bathing. In Japan this is a preventative medicine that is being practiced by increasing numbers of the population. FOREST BATHING IS IMPORTANT FOR...

WINTER CAMPING! WHY NOT?

4 IMPORTANT STEPS TO CAMP COMFORTABLY DURING THE MOST DIFFICULT SEASON OF THE YEAR Camping in the winter is a special experience! Nature is different – quieter and ever so beautiful. Before you go winter camping it is crucial to know --- How to properly dress yourself...

BACKCOUNTRY NUTRITION

TIPS ON HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEALTH WHILE EXPLORING THE MIGHTY OUTDOORS Do you take out a map when trip planning for your outdoor adventure? HOPEFULLY YOU DO! Often overlooked; mapping out your BACKCOUNTRY NUTRITION MEAL PLAN is as equally important. Don’t we all...

Leave No Trace

Sjef Camping Adventures is the quintessential teacher and participant of “Leave No Trace.” We believe, from the bottom of our heart, that it is imperative to follow the 7 Leave No Trace Principles in “Frontcountry” and “Backcountry” areasin order to protect British...

Why Is British Columbia So Special?

I, Richie, was fortune as a child to grow up in British Columbia and live across the street from a thick lush forest. Exploring deep into the woods I called my backyard, was a day and night occurrence. Building tree forts, chasing inspects, listening to birds and...

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"Even as an experienced backpacker, I walked away with SO MUCH new knowledge after my Wedgemount Lake adventure with SJEF Camping. The seminars on Leave No Trace ethics, backcountry nutrition, and local geology are what made this trip unforgettable. Highly recommend this fun group! Thanks guys 👌."

- Ryley L.

"We did the beautiful Howe sound crest trails with Sanne & Richie and it was truly an amazing experience: well prepared, amazing food and 2 amazingly funny and charming guides. Worth the time & money tenfold. Thanks again you guys!"

- Pieter S.

"For me, the Wedgemount Glacier hike was one of the WOWWW moments in life! I'm new to hiking, so I learned so much from Richie, who was very supportive all the way through. I made new friends and enjoyed the day. The experience has motivated me to start exploring more. I'd highly recommend it!"

- Jelena R.

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