After a few quiet winters spent close to home, we finally planned a weekend getaway to the mountains. Pat was excited to spend the time snowboarding, but I am not much of a skier yet, so I messaged my friend Megan and asked if she wanted to go hiking and exploring. We all piled in … Continue reading The Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park
I was a guest on a podcast!
Thanks again to Fat Man Little Trail for the opportunity to be a part of such a fun podcast! Listen in to hear us chat about how we got in to hiking and what is keeping us out on the trails. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2dsQtw8nEM&t=1555s Check it out on YouTube, Spotify, or anywhere else you listen to podcasts. … Continue reading I was a guest on a podcast!
Winter Getaway at Candle Lake, SK and the Aschim Homestead Hiking Trail
With the holidays coming up, my boyfriend finally had a few more days off than usual, and we decided to make the most of them. I managed to score a 'winter getaway for two' package at Candle Lake Resort on an auction site for a very reasonable price. It included two nights stay in a … Continue reading Winter Getaway at Candle Lake, SK and the Aschim Homestead Hiking Trail
Trying Out Hiking/Camping Gear for Dogs
Gear testers, Piper and June When I first started hiking, it was just my pack and I. Now that I have two adventure-loving dogs, my hikes require a bit more planning but are filled with a lot more fun. My number one priority is making sure that my dogs are safe and happy out on … Continue reading Trying Out Hiking/Camping Gear for Dogs
Fall Camping in Douglas Provincial Park, Saskatchewan
I feel like I blinked and summer was over. I still want to get a few more camping adventures in, so when I checked out the weather for the weekend and saw that it was expected to be nice and warm, I booked myself a campsite. I have driven up to Douglas Provincial Park for … Continue reading Fall Camping in Douglas Provincial Park, Saskatchewan
Skunked For The Weekend
Earlier this week my parents and I decided to take my dogs for a walk at the farm. What was supposed to be a leisurely evening stroll quickly turned sour when my dog Piper managed to corner a skunk under one of the sheds. As a retired sled dog, this was the first time she … Continue reading Skunked For The Weekend
Three Things That You Should Not Rely On While Hiking
Hiking is an amazing opportunity for individuals to be completely self-reliant. We live in a world where any question can be searched immediately on Google, and help is on it's way with a quick phone call or message. We may unknowingly carry this same comfort on to the trail with us, which could turn in … Continue reading Three Things That You Should Not Rely On While Hiking
Three Days on the Boreal Trail
The Boreal Trail is an approximately 120km hike in Meadow Lake Provincial Park in Saskatchewan. For years my friend Lindsay has been wanting to give it a try, and we finally decided that this was the year to do it. My sister Chantal, my friends Lindsay and Kate, and I decided to make it happen. … Continue reading Three Days on the Boreal Trail
At Home Adventures – Dog Walks & Perch Fishing
It's been tricky to get out and do all of the overnight hiking I had planned for this summer. With the heat wave we have been going through, and all of the nearby fires and smoke, it's best to stay closer to home. But, fewer hiking opportunities just opens the door for other fun activities, … Continue reading At Home Adventures – Dog Walks & Perch Fishing
I Ditched My Hiking Boots for Trail Runners & I Would Do It Again
Maintaining proper foot care and finding adequate footwear has been one of my biggest struggles as I dive deeper in to the world of hiking. It's common for me to leave the trail with blistered and bleeding feet and find myself limping around at work for a few days while I recover. I have tried … Continue reading I Ditched My Hiking Boots for Trail Runners & I Would Do It Again
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