As I get older (and how old that is I am afraid I cannot divulge), I find I am looking more and more at trips I may not be able to do in the decades to come. And sitting at home during the pandemic has provided extra impetus to look at my bucket list and prioritize it.
Here then are fifteen walks, hikes and treks that should be on your bucket list.
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Canada - Hike the West Coast Trail
The stunning West Coast Trail on British Columbia's Vancouver Island is an experience not to be taken lightly. Weather, tough trail conditions and tides can conspire to make this a tough trek. Yet the rewards are enormous: stunning scenery, incredible wildlife and a sense of being out in the middle of nowhere make this one of Canada's premier treks.
Canada - Hike Baffin Island
8 days from CA$3299
Physical rating: Tough
Landscapes in Canada's Arctic are large and so you will feel dwarfed by the mountains in Baffin Island's Auyuittuq National Park. On this trek you may see arctic fox, seals, polar bears and bowhead whales as well as icebergs. This is some of Nunavut and indeed Canada's finest hiking.