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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Paddleboarding Newbie

I fell victim to Instagram on this one. Well, kind of. From a young age, my parents would take us on boat rides at Wabamun Lake in various boats. The first one I remember is our steel fishing boat. Imagine – 4 children all under 10 years old and two adults riding around in a […]

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5 ways I became eco-friendlier in the bathroom

How many times do you find yourself trying something new but not sure how to start or where to go with it? We have all been there! I want to help you with 10 easy ways for you to become just a little more eco-friendly. Bamboo toothbrush – This is an easy one. For example, […]

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Kootney National Park

Our backpacking trip to The Rockwall was cancelled. The trail report did not recommend travel so we took their word on it. One of my closest friends, L, got us a reservation at a campsite in Redstreak Campground by Radium, BC. Before our backpacking trip, we decided to drive down to Calgary and stay the […]

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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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