Hi! Along with my husband/adventure partner, I thru-hiked the PCT in the notoriously challenging 2017 season. Those 5 months of "fire and ice" experience forever molded us and have us always seeking our next adventure. We're now looking towards the Great Divide Trail for 2019, 1130 kilometres of pure Canadian alpine glory. Follow along on our ever continuing journey.
I spent the summer hiking the Great Divide Trail in the Canadian Rockies, which presented rugged terrain and wet, challenging weather. In these
The very name “Great Divide Trail” is a bit of a misnomer, implying a walk on a cleared two-foot-wide strip of dirt. Instead, this trail delivers so
Battle of the sleep mats! I put two of Sea to Summit's sleep mats to the test on Canada's Great Divide Trail, starting with the Ultralight Air mat
When we hiked the PCT in 2017 and bear safety was discussed I would always comment that black bears (which are the most prevalent species on the PCT)
We knew we weren’t done. When we finished our first long-distance hike, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in September 2017, we knew we were just biding
Once you’ve figured out your meals, you’ll need to put some thought into what you’re consuming in between, along with ways to boost your hydration.
So, you’ve decided to thru-hike a long-distance trail. Fantastic idea! Have you put any thought into what you’re going to eat for all those miles?
One day before the 5 month anniversary of our start date, we stepped across the clear cut in the forest that denotes the US-Canadian border and
Here we are at mile 2,461 with a mere 189 remaining until we reach the Canadian border and we're finally letting ourselves believe that we might
I've been suffering from an acute case of writer's block lately; now that we are well into the second half of our hike (mile 1,597 to be exact,) I