Flora & Fauna

Gorman Lake

This week I FINALLY made it out to Gorman Lake.  It’s one of the classic local trails in Golden, and I’m so happy that I got to go on a spectacular day like this! I woke up at 5am randomly, … Read More

Emerald Lake

The National Parks opened on June 1, 2020 after their closure from the Covid-19 pandemic.  I was SO excited to get back out on the trails again.  From the moment the trip was planned, through the pre-trip preparation and looking … Read More

Here’s an event not to be missed! The Interpretive Guides Association present their inaugural event; Wild About Nature. If you’re interested in the outdoors, in guiding, hiking, or enjoying the beautiful Rocky Mountains, you’re going to want to head to … Read More


In a strange twist of fate, my last big hike to finish the 2018 season was in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, and my first hike to kick off this 2019 season was also the Grand Canyon… in the Blue Mountains, … Read More

Last week I spoke about how January often feels like the longest month… that is NOT the case this year!  We’re enjoying spring like weather (following some crazy cold -30 days) it’s been up hovering around 0 degrees.  In the … Read More

January often feels like the longest month in Banff, days are short and cold, and whilst there are plenty of lovely cosy places to warm up with a delicious hot chocolate, it’s the time we naturally start dreaming of the … Read More