Hiking with my toddler has been one of my most rewarding adventures thus far. Exploring new trails and viewing the outdoors with her is filled with constant joy and surprise.
Bolstered by my new confidence, I started to try things I had never dreamed of: snowshoeing, rock climbing, backpacking.
With the pandemic-induced work-from-home movement, I decided to spend a week in Tulum working from there by myself. I had no real reason to be home in New Orleans, and I hadn’t been out of the country in over a year (which kills my soul a little to think about)
Since moving to one of Canada’s top tourist destinations, I’ve seen first hand the effects that travellers have on the environment. Over the last year, people are replacing their trips abroad with adventures closer to home. Airbnb’s and fancy hotel rooms are being traded in for funky, custom made houses on wheels, aka #vanlife. As…
When I first got into plants I wanted more and more and more. Trust me more is not better. It get’s a little stressful trying to watch over 80 plants, and then you forget to water one and it dies on you, so you get sad and think you’re a terrible plant parent.
Quandary Peak was my favorite hike, I loved starting below the treeline for a change and experiencing the first couple miles in the blackened forest.
So, we hear you are new to hiking! Hiking is one of the most rewarding activities. You don’t need to be a pro, nor do you have to spend a ton of money on gear. The best part of hiking is anyone can do it. The benefits of getting outdoors and exploring the world by…
I’m a goal-oriented lover of structure, at my best when working toward something. I love to hike and in an average year, I’ll summit ten to fifteen peaks, often revisiting local favorites. When spring of 2020 came around, I was off to a usual start having already hiked several peaks that year. As COVID-19 became…
Grand Teton National Park has unquestionably been one of the few place to grab my heart.
It wasn’t until I laid raw, sore, and depleted on that hotel bed that I found a deep, compelling love for unplugging from my life and stepping into an unknown wild.