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What happened to Eagle Mountain Trail? 4X4 with 4LOW BC

Eagle Mountain is located in Coquitlam, BC, at the northern tip of Westwood Plateau. The trail leads to Eagle Lookout overlooking the Lower Mainland of Vancouver. This Friday evening, I came to visit West Coast Offroaders in North Vancouver. They planned a small trip to Eagle Mountain along with a few folks from 4LOW –…

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Gnarly Fossil Track and Hidden Cave at West Harrison

West Harrison is one of the most visited 4WD destination around Vancouver. There are many rec site stops along the FSR. Hale Creek is no doubt the main gathering spot right by Harrison Lake. This rainy Saturday, we visited some hidden beaches following the lead of 4Low BC. The local offroad club is known for…

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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…