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
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
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
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).