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How to Camp and Hike on Your Period

Going hiking or camping while you have your period can seem a bit intimidating. Spending time away from toilets and running water is already unfamiliar for some, and adding in menstruation make it more challenging. I’ve been hiking, camping, and backpacking with my period for over 15 years. In this post, I’ll answer all your …

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21 Best Hikes on the Sunshine Coast, BC

On British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast the lush rainforest reaches from the mountain tops to the ocean, with gorgeous hiking trails everywhere. Need help choosing a trail? Here are the 21 best hikes on the Sunshine Coast. I lived in Gibsons for five months in the winter of 2020/21. I went hiking every weekend and some …

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Skookumchuck Narrows Hike on the Sunshine Coast, BC

The hike to Skookumchuck Narrows is one of the most popular things to do on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. It’s an easy trail through a beautiful rainforest to an ocean viewpoint where you can watch the tide rush into and out of a narrow inlet, creating huge whirlpools and rapids. I spent five months in …

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Langdale Falls Hike on the Sunshine Coast, BC

Langdale Falls is a gorgeous 40-foot-tall waterfall cascading into a mossy canyon near Gibsons on BC’s Sunshine Coast. There are two ways to hike to Langdale Falls and both are relatively easy and definitely worthwhile. I’ve got directions and info for both ways to hike to Landale Falls in this post. I lived in Gibsons …

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Valentines Day Date Ideas for Outdoorsy Couples

I have always been a bit outdoorsy, but it wasn’t until I met my husband that I got really into adventuring in the backcountry.  He took me on my first backpacking trip (the West Coast Trail!)  Being outdoors is something that has brought us closer and is something that is important to both of us. …

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9 Winter Hiking Tips (You Don’t Have to Freeze!)

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you need to stop hiking. But it’s cold, dark and slippery out there, so you need to be prepare. In this post I’ve got my top top winter hiking tips. Hiking is a year-round activity for me and I’ve been winter hiking for over a decade. (If there’s …

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