Quarry Rock is a mellow hike that starts in Deep Cove and finishes on a large chunk of granite with a great view towards Vancouver. Pearce and I trekked up in the dark back in January with some high-output headlamps.
Tofino is a ridiculously majestic area on the west coast of Vancouver Island with huge trees, massive beaches, good surfing, and awesome camping.
Elfin lakes is a popular overnight backpacking trip in the Garibaldi park region, generally accessed from the diamond head trail network in Squamish. 95% of people we saw on the trail were hiking. This was our first overnight backpacking trip of any kind, so we learned a couple lessons..