I’m an outdoor adventurer living in Vancouver, BC. I love exploring the outdoors all-year round, whether pushing for a summit or camping next to an alpine lake while challenging my Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). I hope to inspire others by sharing stories and I hope to be inspired by like-minded Type 1s within our community.
Congratulations! You did it. You have approached the year’s end. Where did all that the time go? Majority of my time was spent at school this year; studying, doing homework, and all that good stuff. It’s been a tough one for sure.
To start wrapping up the year, I went through my website analytics to learn which trips were the most popular throughout the year. I’ve slacked, big time, on reporting trips this year, and my lack of posts has reflected in the stats I’m about to show you – most are from subsequent years. Read More
Whether you’re looking for something short & sweet or long & demanding, Manning Park has trails of all levels for park users to choose from. Ryan & I recently planned to hike a marathon distance day trip and the most obvious choice that would cover the mileage, provide motivating views, and allow an easy-to-travel trail bed was the Heather trail in Manning Park.
Some days I have to dig deep and some days I find it effortless to move in the mountains. This was a solid combo of both sentiments – having to dig deep along an effortless trail. Long daylight hours, golden sunshine, and wild flowers dancing in the (very cold) breeze made for a spectacular hike to Nicomen Peak. Read More