36 hours in PEI

After 3 weeks of being on the road, hiking, and camping sometimes you just need to relax. We decided to leave Cape Breton to spend a day in PEI. We camped the first night near Cavendish and then decided, for the final night of the trip to be decadent and splurge on a 50$ motel... Continue Reading →

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Mount Rainier, or Paradise

I fell in love with Mount Rainier National Park. I've seen some pretty impressive national parks and mountains over the years... but this one is special. My words won't do it justice; John Muir managed to get closer than I can, though. "Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific... Continue Reading →

Owl’s Head Autumn Fest

Normally, I'm not a big fan of hiking up ski trails or multipurpose trails. I prefer to stick to trails in the woods. But, every Thanksgiving weekend, I make an exception, and hike Owl's Head ski hill in Mansonville, Quebec. They have an annual Autumn Fest that runs the Thanksgiving weekend and the two weekends... Continue Reading →

Poke-o-Moonshine

Last Saturday we headed out for a third Adirondacks hiking expedition of the season. Since days are shorter, nights are colder, and life is more hectic, we decided to make it a day trip instead of the usual weekender, so we chose Poke-o-Moonshine Mountain, as it's located about 20 minutes south of Plattsburgh, right off... Continue Reading →

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