The West Coast Rainforest Trail

Rig: 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD off road Trail Distance (round trip from Red Deer, Alberta): 2855 km Trail date: July 24 – 29, 2017 The Rainforest Trail Pacific Rim National Reserve, Vancouver Island, BC The Rainforest on the Ucluelet peninsula, is populated with  Sitka spruce, western hemlock, and ancient red cedars . Some of these giant cedars measure

Overland Travel

FJoverland is now “Overland Travel” – my blog on my dreams, the planning, the preparation and the journey to explore western Canada… Why the change? I had every intention of travelling in our 2012 Toyota FJcruiser (see the build pages on this vehicle) and hence the original name of this site. However I didn’t predict

Adventure begins…

I live a few hours from the Canadian Rockies and the vast wilderness that they define. I get my karma from mountains, lakes and lung fulls of alpine air. Albertan winters demand 4 wheel drive for winter safety, after all the winters here last for six months with snow for most of that time and