i’m a jerk | breaking free & being sentimental

Perhaps I’m just overly sentimental, but when I take a few minutes to scroll through old photos online, I can’t help but be flooded with memories and thoughts about each of those sweet, special moments. I have a different feeling about each one of them… maybe it’s remembering an exact feeling or moment that made…

A solo hike to magnificent Joffre Lakes, British Columbia

It doesn’t feel like that long ago that I ventured for the first time to Joffre lakes last winter, but yet it seems to be my go-to spot for either a solo trail run/hike or a group adventure hang. Joffre Lakes are one of those places that’s jaw-droppingly beautiful. Yet again, another place that I…

making my home in whistler, british columbia

So, job accepted, Vancouver apartment forfeited, and winter approaching, we had no Whistler home. Luckily, our stellar pal Steph happened to have a room in her little White Gold two bedroom open for the month of October and we jumped on the opportunity to not sleep in the Pathfinder. (Plus, would Tourism Whistler really be…

tackling fear: Change and taking risks

So, I think you get the point. I like spending time in the big trees on the big mountains. After finding myself spending more time sleeping in a Pathfinder in Whistler this summer than my own awesome apartment in North Vancouver, I found myself dabbling in an interest to make it a more permanent situation….

finding (and keeping) secret spots in British Columbia

As I make more friends who have been roaming these woods for quite some time, I’m learning more and more about amazing hidden spots that surround me. Spots that I will never blog about or tag their location on Instagram. Part of your responsibility once deemed a “local” in an area is protecting the spots…