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Yervana Local, Ryan LeBlanc In Sooke, BC

Meet Ryan LeBlanc: Sooke’s Natural Connection

Meet Ryan, our world class Local from Sooke, Victoria! Explore hidden trails and secret spots in this remote region, only a 40 minute drive from downtown Victoria! Ryan grew up in Sooke, and loves showing guests the beautiful nature he calls home.
August 6, 2019

A Local’s Guide to Victoria, BC

Adventure, food, sun, sea, beer - if you’re on Canada’s West Coast, your trip will not be complete without a stop in Victoria. Get the inside scoop from our Locals on for what to do in Victoria, BC!
July 22, 2019

Meet Derek Tsui: The First Yervana Local

Derek Tsui is very literally the definition of Yervana. In fact, he’s the local who inspired our outdoor adventure platform! Originally hailing from Pemberton, BC, and now based in Squamish, the Sea to Sky Corridor was Derek’s playground growing up.…

June 14, 2018

Close to Home: Jakob Gjerluff Ager

Growing up on the cold and windy Danish west coast, Jakob Ager was sailing and surfing from a young age. He’s lived and worked in the mountains of Norway, and currently resides in Vancouver BC, working as a freelance photographer.…

April 18, 2018

A Walk on the Wild Side: Yervana Local Amber Rittinger

We all have reasons why we can’t go on that hike/bike/run/canoe trip. Maybe you tell yourself, ‘I'm out of shape, I’ll slow everyone down’ or ‘I don’t have the gear,’ or even simply ‘I don’t know where to start.’ Amber…

April 18, 2018
Woman Standing With Snow In Her Hair.

Local Lens: Outdoor Photographer Cherihan Hassun

Originally from Brazil and raised on the North Shore of Vancouver, Cherihan Hassun is a travel photographer, rock climber, storyteller, business designer and a Yervana Local. By Cherihan Hassun I realize that my mattress provides a better sleep than my…

March 7, 2018
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