CRYSTAL HEALING

I’m the kind of person who can easily get overwhelmed by my racing brain. It’s how I’ve always been and I’ve come to terms that it’s okay because as I’ve grown, I’ve taught myself different ways to be able to take a step back, quiet my mind and calm the F down… Or attempt to…

WHY HIKING IS AWESOME

Here are just a few reasons why hiking may be for you… A Great Workout Some people assume hiking is just a nice leisurely walk through nature (which it can be), but we like our hikes to be calorie-burning kickass workouts.  Steep trails are mother nature’s stair master, with a much better view.  On average…

CHAKRAS FOR DUMMIES

Our 7 chakras, explained by a rookie. WTF are chakras and why do hippies keep talking about them? Simply explained, chakras are 7 centers in our bodies where energies flow through. Blocking ‘em up can lead to illness (psychical AND mental) or an overall feeling of “yuckiness”. There are multiple names for each one but…

TOP 5 GATINEAU PARK HIKES

This might have been the easiest list to write ever – our favourite local hikes in Gatineau Park.  It’s the closest and best hiking in the Ottawa vicinity, and only a quick 15 minute drive over the Quebec border from downtown. Don’t forget to hit up one of the cute spots in Chelsea for a…

LUSK CAVES

Location: Gatineau Park, QC Start: Parent Beach Parking Distance: 12 km Time It Took Us: 4 Hours Level of Difficulty: Eezy Peezy This might just be one of the coolest hikes in Gatineau Park – hence a whole blog dedicated to this one hike. Normally, you would park at Parent Beach and enjoy the hike…

MOUNT MARCY

Location: Lake Placid, NY, USA Starting Point: Adirondack Loj, Lake Placid Elevation: 5,344ft (#1 Highest Peak) Ascent: 3,166ft Route we took:  Start from the Log parking you with go by Marcy Dam, along Phelps Brook, up to Indian Falls to summit. Return. Total Distance: 24 km Time: 8 hours Level of Difficulty: Tough long day   Mount Marcy is a…