Morgan Hite

Morgan Hite has lived in Smithers 20 years, makes maps, goes hiking, gets lost, writes articles, reads things and dreams about travel.

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🔍Read Full ArticleWhere do I Find a Trail Map?

Where do I Find a Trail Map?

🕔May 31, 2013

Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer a paper map.

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🔍Read Full ArticleThe Silvern Lakes

The Silvern Lakes

🕔Jun 01, 2012

This is an intriguing trail that takes one deep into the area behind (that is, to the west of) Hudson Bay Mountain near Smithers.

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🔍Read Full ArticleTake a Walk on the Hat: A bit of Bulkley Valley history

Take a Walk on the Hat: A bit of Bulkley Valley history

🕔Aug 01, 2012

It seems that a regular theme of conversation among parents is what hikes they are now able to make with their children.

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🔍Read Full ArticleSuskwa Crossing:  A bridge made of telegraph wire

Suskwa Crossing:  A bridge made of telegraph wire

🕔Mar 30, 2016

If you go down to the Suskwa River where it passes through a tight canyon some four and a half kilometres above its confluence with the Bulkley, you will discover the remains of a very old bridge, an airy span built from nothing but telegraph wire and wood.

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🔍Read Full ArticleStory Lookout

Story Lookout

🕔Oct 03, 2016

From illegal-burning lookout to dandy day-hike destination

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🔍Read Full ArticleSkilokis Ridge: Stairway to heaven

Skilokis Ridge: Stairway to heaven

🕔Aug 04, 2014

Skilokis Ridge is a remarkable trail that makes the claim to having you above treeline—on a spur of Blunt Mountain—in 30 minutes.

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🔍Read Full ArticleSilverking Basin: Winter cabin in the mountains

Silverking Basin: Winter cabin in the mountains

🕔Nov 24, 2015

One of the most popular summer hikes near Smithers is the Silverking Basin.

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🔍Read Full ArticleSeymour Ridge Trails

Seymour Ridge Trails

🕔Apr 04, 2014

This is a wonderful set of trails that melt out early.

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🔍Read Full ArticleSeaton Ridge trail:  A high lookout upon many ranges

Seaton Ridge trail:  A high lookout upon many ranges

🕔Jul 31, 2015

As you drive into Moricetown from the south you can’t help but notice the prominent peak that seems to stand just behind the town.

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🔍Read Full ArticleOpal ridge: No semi-precious stones, but still a hidden gem

Opal ridge: No semi-precious stones, but still a hidden gem

🕔May 31, 2016

The valley of Silvern Creek cuts deliciously into the heart of a mountain knot just west of Smithers

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