Adventure Bucket List

Never stop exploring is a motto I try and live by. Here is my constantly growing bucket list of adventures, things to try and do, and places to see. I would love to hear what is on your list.

 

Health and Fitness

  • Meditate for 30 days
  • Learn how to golf
  • Go rock-climbing planned: December 2017
  • Go boxing planned: December 2017
  • Run a sub 1:50 half marathon done: Seawheeze August 2017 (1:47)
  • Run a sub 1:45 half marathon
  • Run a sub 4:00 marathon
  • Qualify for Boston Marathon
  • Run a 50 km trail race in 2017 done: November 2017
  • Run a 50 mile trail race by 2019
  • Do a yoga retreat
  • Learn how to surf
  • Take self-defense classes

Races

  • Boston Marathon
  • Eugene Marathon
  • Big Sur Marathon
  • Emperor’s Challenge in Tumbler Ridge
  • Kelowna Half Marathon
  • Mount Robson Marathon
  • Golden Ultra

Hikes

  • Mount Seymour
  • Mount Cheam
  • Mount Baker
  • Golden Ears
  • Coliseum Mountain DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Wedgemount Lake
  • Diez Vistas
  • Crown Mountain
  • The Lions
  • Panorama Ridge
  • Mount Fromme
  • Black Tusk
  • Hanes Valley
  • Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island
  • Joffre Lake
  • Brandywine Falls and Meadows
  • Petgill Lake
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Elfin Lakes DONE AUGUST 2017
  • Snowshoe to Elfin Lakes
  • South Needle (Lynn Peak)
  • Flint and Feather
  • Watersprite Lake
  • Lynn Peak DONE JUNE 2017

Multi-Day Hikes

  • West Coast Trail
  • Howe Sound Crest Trail
  • Sunshine Coast Trail
  • North Coast Trail in Cape Scott Provincial Park
  • E.C. Manning Provincial Park
  • Wild Pacific Trail

Vancouver: Things to do

  • Run to Deep Cove
  • Go on the slide at English Bay
  • Take a sailing lesson
  • View the stars at the Vancouver Observatory
  • Go to the Museum of Anthropology
  • Kayak at Deep Cove DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Go whale-watching DONE JUNE 2017
  • Soak in hot springs
  • Go to Whistler Scandinave Spa
  • UBC Apple Festival

Vancouver: Places to eat

  • Almond croissant from Thomas Haas
  • Beaucoup Bakery
  • Coffee at Platform 7
  • Avocado toast at Nelson and the Seagull DONE APRIL 2017
  • The Birds and the Beets DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Six Acres DONE OCTOBER 2017
  • Sardine Can
  • Roots and Fruits Cafe
  • Poke Time or Hoke Poke
  • Edible Canada
  • Farmers Apprentice
  • Birds Nest Dining
  • Charlie’s Little Italian closed
  • Smallflower Cafe and Bistro closed
  • Yui Japanese Bistro
  • L’Antipasto Yaletown DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Anh and Chi
  • Carrot cake at Pure Bread
  • The Pie Hole
  • The Pie Shoppe
  • Bows and Arrows Coffee Shop
  • Acme Cafe Pie Happy Hour
  • The Arbor DONE NOVEMBER 2017
  • Dalina Coffee and Grocery Store DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Pazzo Chow
  • Nicli Antica Pizzeria DONE OCTOBER 2017
  • Mister Artisan Ice Cream
  • Ernest Ice Cream DONE MAY 2017
  • Haru Korean Kitchen
  • Protein House Vancouver DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Vital Cafe and Blend Bar
  • Friendly Snack Bar DONE JUNE 2017
  • Lucha Verde DONE JUNE 2017
  • New Juice Truck location in Yaletown DONE AUGUST 2017
  • Ice cream sandwich at Innocent Ice Cream
  • Gaia Ma Foods
  • Brunch at The Juicery Co. on Main Street
  • Two Daughters Bakery DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Hey Kokomo DONE OCTOBER 2017
  • Kissa Tanto
  • Cafe Orso in Deep Cove DONE SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Oddity Kombucha Bar
  • Soft serve at Juice Truck
  • Dairy-free gelato at Umaluma DONE AUGUST 2017
  • Nemesis Coffee DONE APRIL 2017

Travel

  • Cortes Island
  • Deception Pass DONE JULY 2017 (Ragnar Relay Northwest Passage)
  • Tofino
  • Seattle
  • San Francisco DONE November 2017
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Big Sur
  • Crater Lake
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Utah
  • Hawaii goal: May 2018
  • Arizona
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Haida Gwaii
  • Great Bear Rainforest
  • Newfoundland