November 2015

Virtual Hike at Woodend – Laura Secord, TCT, Wetland Ridge AND Bruce Trail? WOW!

By |2015-11-16T06:00:00-05:00November 16th, 2015|Categories: #hikes, Adventure, conservationarea, Exploring, falls, hike, Hiking, leaves, Nature, Outdoors, Trails, walking, walks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One day after work I decided to go for a hike at Woodend Conservation Area.  Woodend is one of my favourite 'quick & easy' places to hike. It is right beside a major highway and just on the outskirts of St. Catharines in Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, but it still feels like I am in the forest when I am there (minus the sounds of the traffic). The weather wasn't the best, but so far [...]

TCT & MY Knee – #rehabtrail

By |2015-11-12T07:13:18-05:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: #hikes, #hiking, #trails, Adventure, alone, biking, Canada, cycling, day trip, Exploring, fallcolours, Fort Erie, Nature, Niagarra, Ontario, River, trans canada trail, walking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you love adventuring and being in nature, it feels like your world is ending when it is taken away from you, even for a short time. As some of you may have read, it's been a huge summer of adventuring for me! Spring and Fall too!  I have loved every minute of it and it happened due to many reasons.  One of them was that due to a torn meniscus & ligaments in my [...]

Mount Nemo – Not Nemo from Finding Nemo-but just as awesome!

By |2015-11-09T07:00:00-05:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #hikes, #hiking, #hikingtrail, #outdoors, #trails, alone, brucetrail, Canada, conservatationarea, Exploring, fallcolours, Nature, Ontario, Outdoors, solo trip, walkling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At 7am on Saturday, still dark outside, I got up and got ready to enjoy a long awesome day of hiking!!!  It was to be a beautiful day out and who knows how many of those we have left before that crappy fall weather hits us. You know the stuff, rain, wind, cold, damp, dark, dreary ....  weather.  I was dreading it, although giving me time to write posts would be a  big benefit of [...]

Balsam Trail – Gorgeous Fall Colours in Parry Sound!

By |2015-11-05T07:37:41-05:00November 5th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #hikes, #hiking, Adventure, Exploring, fallcolours, Hiking, Nature, Ontario, Outdoors, walkling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have never officially hiked in Parry Sound until this Thanksgiving.  My good friend Katies family visits a cottage in McKellar, Ontario, every thanksgiving and last year invited me along.  Since I behaved myself so well, they invited me back again this year and I was super excited to be there! This year I had been adventuring all summer and was pretty much away every weekend, or already had plans to do something while at [...]

October 2015

Virtual Hike- St. Johns Cons. Area- Fall Beauty

By |2015-10-29T07:45:59-05:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: #hikes, Adventure, conservatationarea, Exploring, fallcolours, fonthill, Hiking, pelham, stjohns, sunset, Trails, walkling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A few years ago I was driving through the rolling hills of Pelham/Fonthill area and stumbled upon St. Johns Conservation Area.  From what I remember, it is a small conservation area, very scenic, with a trail that goes around a pond.  When I did research on the park in preparation of my visit, I found out it's much more than that. The park actually has quite a few trails, in addition to the one that [...]

Beetle Lake Trail – w my 70 yr old mom, WAIT!! where’s the bridge???

By |2015-10-19T07:30:00-05:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #getoutside, #hikes, #hiking, #outdoors, Adventure, Canada, Exploring, Ontario|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every year my mom and I head to Parkway Cottages & Resort for a few days at the cottage. It is located just outside the border of Algonquin Park and we spend lots of time there hiking and exploring the area!  I am not a time waster and when I am heading  out on an adventure, choose to use all the time I have available, like leaving at 4 or 5am to get up north [...]

Therm-a-rest Treo Chair VS Joey Chair!!!!

By |2015-10-15T05:00:00-05:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #camping, #getoutside, #hikes, #hiking, #outdoors, #thermarest, Adventure, backcountry, beach, biking, campchairs, camping, Canada, Chairs, day trip, Exploring, Kayaking, Nature, outdoor products, Outdoors|Tags: , , , , , |

I have spent most of this summer in the outdoors. I have camped, kayaked, hiked, cottaged, biked, backcountried, and done everything and anything to enjoy the outdoors that I possibly could.  Every minute I have had free, I have been on an adventure and it is has been simply amazing! I have had the good fortune to be given and loaned some different items from my friend Jamie at Outdoors Oriented which is my go to outdoors [...]

Go Girl- I peed like a man & I liked it!

By |2015-10-08T02:14:24-05:00October 8th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #camping, #getoutside, #go-girl, #gogirl, #hikes, #hiking, #outdoors, #paddling, #pstyle, #snowshoeing, #wintercamping, camping, Canada, Climbing, convienience, cycling, Exploring, female urination device, FUD, girls, Hiking, Kayaking, Nature, Ontario, outdoor products, Outdoors, Pee, pee like a man, pee standing, Trails, urination, waterfalls, waterways, women|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I need to start by saying that this post may not be for everyone - Guys, you may want to skip this, or, it may interest you just as much as the women, especially if you adventure with one of them. Girls, if you adventure, camp, hike, bike, spend a lot of time outdoors or in areas where bathrooms are not always accessible, this post is for you! A few weeks ago, I was at [...]

September 2015

EXCITING THINGS coming up -WTH is a GO GIRL?

By |2015-09-30T01:12:40-05:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: #adventure, #blog, #camping, #getoutside, #gogirl, #hikes, #hiking, #Liebster, #newbloggers, #outdoors, #paddling, #reviews, #snowshoeing, #thermarest, #wintercamping|Tags: , , , , , |

I'm pretty excited about all the blog posts I have yet to write! I had so many adventures this summer and there just wasn't enough time to write about every single one of them. I can not wait to share them and hopefully get you excited about the places I've been and inspire you to get outside and adventure for yourself, and, share it with others! Nature is addictive you know! I've got lots of fall [...]