Category: Hikes

Stratton Lake and High Falls, Algonquin Park, ON

Canoeing time: 5-6hrs round-trip Entrance: Achray Campground Before I undertook my solo road trip across Canada, we went on a long week-end canoe-camping trip to Algonquin Park. We had wanted to do this for a while, but winter obliged, we had to wait until… Continue Reading “Stratton Lake and High Falls, Algonquin Park, ON”

Emerald Lake Loop, Yoho National Park, BC

2hrs, 5.3km Elevation gain: 50m Emerald Lake is a beautiful glacier lake in Yoho National Park. It is located West of Field, BC, at the end of a road coming off the Trans-Canada Highway. Make sure you get there early, as the parking lot… Continue Reading “Emerald Lake Loop, Yoho National Park, BC”

HI – Whiskey Jack and Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, BC

Along my cross-Canada moving roadtrip, I needed to find a few places to stay overnight while still trying to enjoy the scenery and the time I spent in the mountains. I was able to get a spot at the Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel in… Continue Reading “HI – Whiskey Jack and Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, BC”

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… Continue Reading “Padget Lookout, Yoho National Park, BC”

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… Continue Reading “Ottawa Valley, ON”

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… Continue Reading “Telica Volcano Overnight, Nicaragua”