After a long cold winter, my boyfriend and I packed up our bags and hopped on a plane to enjoy a week of desert heat. We checked out the Desert Storm boat races, drove up to Oatman to say hello to the wild burros, and even managed to squeeze in a hike. The Crack in … Continue reading Crack in the Mountain Trail, Lake Havasu City AZ
Evan Thomas Falls Hike, Kananaskis AB
Evan Thomas Creek to Falls is a 10.6km trail in Kananaskis, Alberta with about 546m of elevation gain. We arrived around 10am the find the parking lot mostly full, which was to be expected because of the gorgeous weather. This trail is relatively flat and you can skip most of the elevation entirely if you … Continue reading Evan Thomas Falls Hike, Kananaskis AB
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
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
Positivity in Hiking
A few months ago, while winter was in full force in the prairies, my boyfriend and I stayed indoors and binge watched the Worlds Toughest Race on Amazon Prime. It follows an Eco-Challenge in Fiji where teams of 4 must race a 671 kilometer over multiple days and many different practices such as trekking, biking, … Continue reading Positivity in Hiking
Don’t forget the propane (or do, if you want to make friends).
In May 2018 my sister, a friend, and I set out on our first overnight to Grey Owls Cabin in Prince Albert National Park . I packed my bag in a hurry, eager to see the trail and less enthused about the idea of packing up all of my gear. The trail was beautiful and … Continue reading Don’t forget the propane (or do, if you want to make friends).
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