To the Sun and Back

This past weekend we drove the amazing and well-known Going-to-the-Sun Road. This is the only road that crosses Glacier National Park in Montana, going over the Continental Divide at Logan Pass, which is the highest point on the road at 6,646 feet. The narrow winding road, which hugs the mountainsides as you climb higher and higher,... Continue Reading →

Taking on a High Challenge

SkyTrek Adventure Park is nestled into the giant old-growth cedars near Revelstoke, British Columbia. Recently, we decided to take on the park's High Ropes Course challenge. This is an outdoor adventure activity that tests your physical and mental strength, stamina, agility, balance and flexibility. The course is built using arborist approved trees and constructed with environmentally sensitive... Continue Reading →

26 Kilometres Up The Mountain

Winding 26 kilometres uphill from an elevation of 470 metres at the bottom to 1,500 metres at the top - this past weekend we navigated our way along the Meadows in the Sky Parkway in Mount Revelstoke National Park in British Columbia. The narrow paved road takes you through dense areas of cedar and hemlock,... Continue Reading →

Walking Nature’s Boardwalk

This past weekend, while on a camping trip in the mountains of British Columbia, we stopped at a few roadside trails in Glacier National Park of Canada. These were short boardwalk trails called Hemlock Grove, Skunk Cabbage and Giant Cedars. We entered a rainforest at Hemlock Grove; toured through a marsh environment at Skunk Cabbage; and saw many... Continue Reading →

A High Flying Adventure

Taking in the breathtaking scenery while ziplining 150 feet above the ground - sounds like fun to me!Last week we went on a high wire zipline adventure in the beautiful Pembina Valley near my family farm in southern Manitoba. The views of the valley were amazing. There were five cables carrying us above the trees... Continue Reading →

A Chilly Ride

This past weekend we went whitewater rafting on the Kananaskis River in the Canadian Rockies with our friends. The mountain water was fresh as it's only early June. Fortunately they outfitted us with full body wet suits, booties, fleece sweaters, rain coats and helmets. This was a great introduction to rafting as the rapids were... Continue Reading →

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