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Three-Year Hike Across Canada’s 24,000km-Long Great Trail Completes Second Province!

Three-Year Hike Across Canada’s 24,000km-Long Great Trail Completes Second Province!

To see our previous progress across Newfoundland and Cape Spear as we hike for 3 years along 24,000 km across Canada on the longest recreation trailway in the world, The...

Sep 9, 2019 : Sonya
TransCanada Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail Finishes Cape Breton at 1,400 km!

TransCanada Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail Finishes Cape Breton at 1,400 km!

Hiking Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, on the Great Trail and the International Appalachian Trail has been an amazing experience. We've enjoyed highly varied and stunningly beautiful landscapes,

Sep 2, 2019 : Sonya
3 Year Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail finishes its First Province!

3 Year Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail finishes its First Province!

It has taken us just over 40 days to cross Canada's most easterly Atlantic province - Newfoundland.  Amid our trek we have hiked across The East Coast Trail, the Grand...

Jul 23, 2019 : Sonya
“Day 4” or the day I wanted to toss it all in and get the heck off the trail…..

“Day 4” or the day I wanted to toss it all in and get the heck off the trail…..

At this point, just less than 3 weeks into our 3 year hike across Canada along The Great Trail – a pathway which is 24,000 km long, things still feel...

Jun 27, 2019 : Sonya
The Great Trail – Halfway Through Our First Province at 450 km of a 24,000 km Trail

The Great Trail – Halfway Through Our First Province at 450 km of a 24,000 km Trail

Halfway through our first province on an adventure across Canada that is just beginning! It has been 22 days since we began our #hike4birds across Canada on the Great Trail...

Jun 24, 2019 : Sonya
It Was the Name That Got Me…

It Was the Name That Got Me…

As we near the departure date (less than two months now!), working with great collaborators like Bird Studies Canada and Nature New Brunswick and gaining great support from Clif Bar...

Apr 6, 2019 : Sonya
Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Six of the most isolated peaks on the New England Hundred Highest list are located around Rangeley, Eustis, and Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Five of the six are bushwhacks with vague...

Feb 1, 2019 : Aubri Drake
The Great Trail … Something a Little Different

The Great Trail … Something a Little Different

Like many in the backpacking community, I am looking forward with anticipation, impatience, and at times a bit of secret apprehension to the start of a big hike this spring....

Jan 30, 2019 : Sonya
My Final Days on the Continental Divide Trail

My Final Days on the Continental Divide Trail

Glacier National Park is nearly empty this time of year.  A few locals visit, driving around to witness the change in seasons.  After a couple early-October snowstorms, the clouds retreated...

Oct 27, 2018 : Brian Cornell
La Cloche Silhouette Trail: 48 Miles in the Canadian Shield

La Cloche Silhouette Trail: 48 Miles in the Canadian Shield

La Cloche Silhouette Trail is a 48 mile trail found in Killarney Provincial Park in Northern Ontario. Killarney Provincial Park is a gem of Ontario, and La Cloche Silhouette Trail...

Oct 26, 2018 : Samantha Olthof