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The West Coast has been checking up on me this week. I was told by a beautiful local soul that wolves in the treeline are doing just this... And there they were. A pack of 5 wolves in the treeline. It was made even more apparent to me by the...
News 1130 interviewed Wild Root Journeys for an article titled "Pride outside: the hard won space that queer people occupy in nature". Here is the article and a few more of my thoughts about why we offer queer specific trips. Acceptance and belonging...
By Andrew Fleming Paddling through choppy water off the west coast of Vancouver Island, I don’t hear the powerboat approach until she was almost upon us. “Hey, do you guys want some fish?” the skipper says. One of four fiftysomething women aboard the small...
Trip Advisor Reviews
Booked an 8 person 3 hour Deep Cove Trip for my birthday! All beginners. Had an absolutely amazing time. Our guides were ready to go when we got there, so friendly and relaxed and made us feel so at ease and safe. We headed straight...More
We booked Wild Roots for the Deep Cove day journey for my girlfriends bachlorette party. It was an amazing day! We saw tons of wildlife, and spent six hours Kayaking around gorgeous Deep Cove. We stopped for a provided lunch and all dietary restrictions were...More
I absolutely enjoyed my trip in God’s Pocket. Silke and Elizabeth were amazing and totally in sync with each other; a total and complementary team effort! We were blessed with delicious meals, great equipment (kayaks and kayaking gear, tents, even stuff bags!), fascinating facts and...More
Silke took our group of six out on a new route off of Bowen Island. She has amazing gear, patience, & expertise that made the afternoon really fun for all. The weather did not completely cooperate (it rained for much of the time) but Silke’s...More
I just came back from a trip to the broken Islands with Wild Root and can't recommend this company enough. Silke is a great guide, very knowledgeable and well-informed about the history of the area, how to minimize the environmental impact of our presence and...More
My husband and two teenage daughters had a wonderful and memorable kayaking trip with Silke. She got us motivated to paddle each day, showing us the nooks and crannies of nature in this very special place. I was grateful for her expertise and care. She...More
A very unique experience, she makes it super easy to learn. I did a morning paddle trip from Vanier Park to Stanley Park and back. It was immersive in the way that you get to be out on the beautiful, cool water as well as...More
Kayaking for the first time ever, I couldn't have picked a better guide than Silke. She made sure everyone was safe (no capsizing at all!) and had a great time on the water, outside the city. It was really fun to paddle with her. Compared...More
My recent four day trip to the Broken Group Islands with WildRootJourneys was a definite highlight of my summer! Not only are the islands one of the most spectacular places I have ever visited, but our guides Silke and Agnes made this trip a journey...More
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