Prairie View Trail and Jewel Pass

Distance: Just under 15 km (loop) Elevation Gain: 605m This is an amazing hike! We did this hike July 2021. It was a bit hazy but it didn’t smell overly smoky so we decided to continue our plan of hiking up to the lookout. With my asthma, hiking in the smoke is not very easy […]

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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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