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Hut Lake Gatekeeper & Upper Hut | JLU Rubicon Solo 4X4

To get to Hut Lake in Squamish, BC, you’ll need to go through a 4×4 trail that’s known for its “double black rating”. I’ve been here before with Noah and high-centered on our way out of Gatekeeper. To be honest, I didn’t even know about Hut Lake and its legacy back then. Now with more…

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Stuck in Six Feet Under | Norrish Creek Off-Road

A sunny Monday in May, our 2 Jeeps 2 Toyotas convoy headed into Norrish Creek in Mission, BC. This trail is fairly close to town and somewhat easy to get to. Since we had plenty of time for the relatively short trail, we slowed down our pace and chilled by the water before heading up…

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Fly Over Elaho Valley | Healing Journey [Video]

Elaho Valley, Squamish BC Australian Landcruiser 100 visit the Canadian Mountains for the first time! The day had finally come for me to take out the newly insured Altar with my new tire deflator into the woods. So much has happened since I last went offroading. As I am slowly healing from the breakup, my…

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When Pleasing You Is Killing Me | Book Notes & Self-Reflection

My two-year “relationship/partnership” ended on an extremely negative note. So hurtful that the past two months felt like decades. After going through rounds of Idealization (lovebomb) – Devaluation – Discard – Hoovering cycle, I’ve learned in hard ways how damaging Covert NPD could be to others. Throughout my learning and healing journey, I found Dr.…

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Jones Lake Snow Wheeling (Wahleach Lake, Chilliwack)

Life back to Canada has been a hell of a roller coaster. So much happened in March and I’m in need of some snow therapy. Before the pandemic hits Vancouver, I gathered some old and new 4WD friends, headed to Jones Lake (Wahleach Lake) in Chilliwack, BC, Canada. I wanted to get outside, but I…

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Great Ocean Road With My Bestie From Canada!

Since my Australian trip videos and posts are backdated, I find it slightly ironic posting this at this time. As of April 3, 2020, the whole world is shut down due to COVID-19. I’m isolating at my friend Julia’s house and spending every waking moment together with my bestie who came to visit me in…

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Tick Off Bucket List in Cairns, QLD | VENTURE DOWN UNDER

After leaving Fraser Island, we parked our cars at our hotel in Brisbane and hopped on a flight to Cairns. This is the only part of our Australian trip where we leave the Landcruisers behind. Captain Nigel is coming to visit us in Australia and we are meeting up in this tropical paradise for diving…