7 OTTAWA LOCAL HIKES YOU CAN GET TO WITHOUT A CAR

We’ve heard it time and again… The number one hurdle for people who aren’t hitting the trails as much as they’d like to is lack of accessibility. Whether you’re a car-less bus-warrior or would just prefer to get in some nature time by bike, we’ve come up with a list of local trails that are…

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6 UNIQUE GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HIKER IN YOUR LIFE

Alright, so maybe we’re a challenging type of person to shop for around the holidays. We’ll be the first to admit it. We know what we like to wear on the trails, have broken in multiple pairs of our go-to hiking boots, can be picky with food, have mastered the art of fitting everything perfectly…

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“SO… HOW WAS YOUR TRIP TO EVEREST BASE CAMP?”

It’s the sentence I’ve been hearing over and over again from friends, family and co-workers: “So… How was your trip to Everest Base Camp??” Of course, I’m not surprised that they’re asking me this, but every time I would hear it the first few weeks after being back home, I would tend to draw a…

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NATURAL REMEDIES FOR THE HIPPY HIKER

I’d like to preface this post by saying that as an outdoorsy girl (click here if you are too – I friggin’ LOVED this post), I have learned in my 27 years on earth that NOTHING works quite like Deet. Nothing. Yes, it’s flammable, toxic and will probably make you sick but if you want…

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COMING HOME FROM KILIMANJARO IS HORRIBLE AND WONDERFUL

Coming home from a trip is always hard. Getting back into your normal routine, having the same conversations about the same topics that didn’t seem to change while you were away with the same people. Before your trip you didn’t notice it at all but something happened while you were away. Maybe a shift? Maybe…

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