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The Ucluelet Files: Wild Pacific Trail

For those in the know, the west coast means more than merely Tofino. Our neighbours in the rugged hamlet of Ucluelet have long ...

1909 Kitchen Festive Faves

Yule Log Recipe The Bûche de Noël cake, otherwise known as the Christmas Yule Log,  is a French Christmas tradition that dates...

On the Idea of Wilderness

A conversation with Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Allies' Saya Masso Tofino Resort + Marina is a proud ally in the Tla-o-qui-aht ...

My First Time: Dion Olin

Welcome to the second in a series covering first time experiences in our town. Dion Olin is the mother of Tofino Resort + Marin...

The Fastest Food: Offshore Tuna Spearfishing Photo Essay

In early October, a crew set out from Tofino Resort + Marina crazy early in search of tuna. This is not a rare sight during Tof...

My First Time

You hear it a lot these days: “Tofino used to be different.” It was, kind of. And I was there, kind of. The year was 1994 and m...

Swell People: Surf Filmmaker Nate Laverty

Tofino's resident surf auteur Nate Laverty gets together with Tofino Resort + Marina ambassador Sanoa Olin to shares stories ab...

Swell Folks: Tom Balfour and Central Westcoast Forest Society

Ucluelet-based Central Westcoast Forest Society (CWFS) was founded in 1995 by loggers, First Nations, biologists and forestry p...

Conversations with a Future Olympian: Tofino’s Mathea Olin

Photo by Kyler Vos, courtesy of Red Bull Content Pool Mathea is one half of the rad Tofino-raised duo of sibling surfers, Th...

Tofino History Lesson; Cougar Annie’s Garden

How the home of one of Clayoquot’s most colourful characters is being shaped into a new legacy Cougar Annie didn’t have a lo...

Swell Folks: Lilly Woodbury of Surfrider Pacific Rim

Photos by Nicole Holman If you’ve been on a Tofino beach, you’ve seen the work of Surfrider Foundation, or rather, you h...