First Solo Backpacking Trip

With all the rain we had this year, I was getting antsy over the summer. I wanted to go backpacking but everything wasn’t working out. So, I decided to do a solo backpacking trip close to home. I have always wanted to get back to Elk Island National Park and this was a perfect opportunity. […]

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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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Disappointments

What do you do when you are disappointed with how something worked out? I had my heart set on hiking the West Coast Trail this summer. I had been preparing, creating lists, researching, planning with my friend, starting a new workout routine, the whole works! But as things go sometimes, life doesn’t always give you […]

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