Not Ladylike Hikes July to September Recap

The gauzy, golden, end of the day in Edmonton is a spectacular time to get outside and explore the trails. This summer, Not ladylike Hikes changed up our routine and came together on Sunday evenings at 7:0pm. This gave folks who struggle with early AM on a weekend the opportunity to join in. And itContinue reading “Not Ladylike Hikes July to September Recap”

Camping, Hiking (and a Party) in Elk Island National Park

We are on year four of this tradition, and honestly it is a highlight of the year! Three of my favourite things – camping, hiking, and a party – in an amazing place. With many of the best and brightest folks in my life. I couldn’t ask for a better birthday celebration. CAMPING Camping inContinue reading “Camping, Hiking (and a Party) in Elk Island National Park”

A Cool Dip and a Big Climb in Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park, September 2022 These are the traditional homelands of the Blackfoot peoples in all of their diversity, as well as the traditional hunting territory of the Kutenai people. The Kutenai were most likely driven out of these areas by the Blackfoot when they expanded their range thanks to rifles and horses. TheContinue reading “A Cool Dip and a Big Climb in Waterton Lakes National Park”

September Hiking in Jasper National Park

For Part One of this series – “September Camping in Jasper National Park”, click here. INTRODUCTION There are hundreds of trail choices in Jasper National Park, depending on your goals and skill level. We chose three trails that offer a variety of options, for both the seasoned hiker and the tourist with little experience. IContinue reading “September Hiking in Jasper National Park”

September Camping in Jasper National Park

Wow oh wow I pulled off a last minute (for me), long weekend camping trip to Jasper. In September. With two longs hikes. If feels like I should get at least 3 medals and eighteen gold stars for this one. For being out there only 3 days, we covered a lot of ground. I haveContinue reading “September Camping in Jasper National Park”

Family Fall Adventure in Jasper National Park

TRADITION I have not built many traditions for our family. It’s just not how my brain works. But we have this. I know that a lot of traditions have been upended this year because of COVID, and I didn’t realize how grateful I was for this little one of ours until we hit the roadContinue reading “Family Fall Adventure in Jasper National Park”