Oster Lake – Elk Island National Park

Have you ever wanted to do something but you really don’t want to do it alone AGAIN? That was me. I love backpacking, you know this. Having everything on my back and heading out into the wilderness is very appealing. So, I found two friends who have never been backpacking and convinced them to come […]

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Ribbon Falls – Spray Lake Provincial Park

As we all know, 2020 was not the best. I suffered mentally, physically, and emotionally. Like many I gained weight, lost hope, missed connections with people, and struggled with anxiety. Thankfully, I was able to get out on one backpacking trip this summer when restrictions relaxed a bit in Alberta. My friend (L) and I […]

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My first backpacking trip

We have all been there. We see something we like or someone doing something intriguing and we think “I could do that”. That was me. I had a coworker who had done backpacking trips when she was in high school and I was intrigued. “What do you mean you carry everything on your back?” “What […]

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