Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel is a gorgeous half-day scramble that starts from Moraine Lake in Banff National Park. *Helmets should be worn on this hike! Directions: From the Moraine Lake parking lot head past the washrooms and towards the large rock pile. Turn off on the path towards Consolation Lakes. Follow this path for about…

Canadian Flag Smoothie

Canada’s 150th birthday is coming up soon and this is kind of a big deal! To celebrate this exciting milestone I’ve teamed up with some amazing Canadian brands to create a recipe. Today I am going to share with you a layered strawberry vanilla Red & White Canadian Flag Smoothie (but you can enjoy this…

My 5 Summer Essentials

Summer is officially here. Hiking, waterfall chasing and lake days are starting already and I am SO stoked for more to come. So I thought I would share with you my top 5 summer essentials to roll into summer! 1. Good Sunglasses I have the most sensitive eyes so a good pair of sunglasses are…

5 Epic British Columbia Waterfalls

Who doesn’t love waterfalls?! Especially during summer time aka road tripping season. I have explored around my fair share of waterfalls, however, my list is forever growing. I am going to help your list grow by inspiring you with five EPIC waterfalls right here in British Columbia. 1 – Whitecroft Waterfall This little waterfall is…

Kamloops Engagement Photos

As some of you may know, Harley and I recently got engaged. Since we are young and on a tight budget we decided to call a good friend and ask her to snap some photos for us. I then edited the photos myself. Outfit Details My jacket: The North Face Jeans: American Eagle Boots: Timberland Thanks for…

My Top 5 Favorite Hikes in Kamloops

Kamloops is the perfect central location for so many amazing hikes and outdoor adventures. Here are my top 5 picks for you to enjoy. Battle Bluff This short but sweet hike gives extremely rewarding views over Kamloops Lake and the Thompson River. The rocky bluff sits high above the lake making you feel like you’re on…

8 Tips For People Who Are New to Hiking

I’ve been lucky enough that I have been going hiking my entire life, to me it is second nature. I know what to do, what to pack, I know the lingo… it’s easy for me. It was eye opening for me to have a conversation with one of my closest friends who told me I…

The Perfect Food for Hiking

When hiking it is important to remember to pack lots of food. I always like to pack plenty of snacks and smaller food items instead of one big food item so that I can be eating along the way of the hike. I love food so much and I get HANGRY so I have to…

What’s In My Pack?

Having the proper hiking gear is key to a safe and fun day out in the mountains. I have made a list of my essential hiking gear that will hopefully help those of you starting into hiking and unsure of what you may need when you go out for a day. Backpack – A good…

5 reasons I used to hate hiking and 5 reasons why I love it now

“Hiking, again, seriously?!” 16 year old me thought that life was so tough. Going hiking every weekend was my idea of hell. I couldn’t wait until I was an adult so I could make my own decisions – and those decisions would be not to hike! Fortunately I have changed a lot in the past…