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The city of Victoria sits amid sparkling waterways and densely forested mountains. It’s a city laced with urban parks and recreational areas. Getting out on a hike is the best way to experience Victoria’s rugged and natural beauty. If you’re new to hiking, these easy hikes in Victoria are a great way to get out…
Oh hi there! I’m Rachael!
Welcome to my corner of the world! I started this blog as a way of sharing my love of adventure and travel. Since moving to Canada in 2016 I’ve traveled solo and pursued an outdoor lifestyle that allows me to explore my own backyard here in BC. I first started hiking with a few easy hikes in Whistler where I found a love of the outdoors and grew a passion for hiking.
The first technical hike I ever completed I did wearing denim shorts and a pair of Vans – I’m here to help you avoid making these same mistakes and prepare you for hiking in the backcountry. If it wasn’t for my Canadian husband, I’d have never learned about the outdoors.
I believe the outdoors is for everyone, this blog is here to inspire you to brave that hike, camping trip or outdoors vacation and embrace nature the right way. On this blog you can find posts featuring everything from mountains to cityscapes and beyond.
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With approximately 485 lakes in Banff, it’s hard to choose which to visit. Banff is home to some of the most impressive landscapes in the world, and the lakes are just some of them. You may have seen images of the famous lakes in Banff National Park through social media, but did you know they are…
You’ve set a date and decided to go hiking – congrats! Deciding what to wear on a hiking date can be tricky. You want to be practical but also want to look cute while hiking. Hiking can be a great date idea as it gives you plenty of views and areas to explore and talk…
The Icefields Parkway is undoubtedly one of the worlds most scenic drives. This 230 kilometre stretch of road winds through the rugged terrain of the Canadian Rockies. There is something new to be experienced around every corner. From hanging glaciers, majestic wildlife to the jaw-dropping Peyto Lake. This post includes all the best Icefields Parkway…