Hello-hello, my trail name is Rainwolf, and I'm from British Columbia, Canada, where I grew up hiking because my family was financially challenged (hiking is free! Kind of. Less free when you are an adult.) I spent my childhood running barefoot by a lake, striding through the Canadian Rockies, and endlessly telling stories, to the potential annoyance of my family. Heights are terrible, dark chocolate oreos are the best, and I am forever on the hunt for good long john doughnuts!
In this section I began the part of the SNT which follows the much better known Cape Wrath Trail, which is what people will assume that you are
In Which There is a Lot of Bog Before I even did the West Highland Way back in 2018 I was researching the foreign landscape oddity known as bog,
At Last; the Epic Cairngorms! Cairngorms National Park is the largest national park in the United Kingdom at 4,528 square kilometres (1,748 square
It's a Long Way Between Milngavie and Fort Augustus I didn't appreciate this fact properly when I set out on the trail again for some reason and for
Your Feet Will Hate This Part What might have been the nastiest section of all (for my feet) is complete! This section follows the Union Canal
I did it; I completed the first big section of the trail, from beautiful old Kirk Yetholm on the English/Scottish border to Slateford in historic
Life in BC's Lockdown My quarantine back in Canada was nothing like my quarantine in the UK. Canadian quarantine began pretty much when everyone
That Is, the Atlantic Ocean Bittersweet love burst in my chest as I said farewell to my family and cats this morning---a morning that was now a
I originally had this post as some flowy poetic thing until I realized that that is probably not what 'the people' (you lovelies,) come here for.
Raised a Hiker Growing up, I remember that there were times where pretty much every supper we had included white rice, to the point that I got