Category: Hikes

Padget Lookout, Yoho National Park, BC

3hrs, 7km round-trip Elevation gain: 520m The trailhead for Padget Lookout is in front of Wapta Lake, on the Trans-Canada Highway in BC. It is located between Lake Louise, AB and Field, BC. This was my first mountain hike in over a year and…

Ottawa Valley, ON

It has been a big year, and I haven’t had the change to get outdoors as much (or to the extend) that I would have liked. Good thing is – my favorite season is on the way, and I am prepping to move (yet…

Telica Volcano Overnight, Nicaragua

It’s been a while since my last travel post. Life got busy with school, the new career start, an unexpected move across the country and probably other stuff I can’t quite get my head around right now. No matter what, I finally got a…

Renfrew County

Hyperventilation Trail, Fernie, BC

1-2hrs, a bit over 4km round-trip (hard to say exactly depending on where you start) Elevation gain: Roughly 350m Distance from Fernie: 5 min drive on dirt road The trailhead you will need to follow is actually for the hiking/biking trail called “Roots”. In…

Island Lake, Fernie, BC

2-4hrs, 14km round-trip Elevation gain: 300m Distance from Fernie: Just about 5min drive West of town! It was a pretty cloudy day, but we wanted to make the most out of our week-end. After looking up the Tourism Fernie website, we decided to hike/snowshoe…