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Canada’s Great Trails – Hiking The Fundy Footpath

Canada’s Great Trails – Hiking The Fundy Footpath

The Fundy Footpath is an approximately 41 km long trail that runs from Goose River on the western edge of Fundy National Park, New Brunswick to the Big Salmon River...

Oct 17, 2019 : Sonya
The Confederation Trail and Prince Edward Island along Canada’s 24,000 km Great Trail

The Confederation Trail and Prince Edward Island along Canada’s 24,000 km Great Trail

We arrived on Prince Edward Island just two days after post-tropical storm Dorian swept through the Maritimes. In our first 12 km of trail we had to climb under, over,...

Oct 4, 2019 : Sonya
Wind River My Route

Wind River My Route

“I found the perfect hike,” Cricket sent in a text along with a link to a video. “It’s called Wind River High Route (WRHR), roughly 80 miles, there will be...

Sep 26, 2019 : Peanut
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
Reflecting on Washington

Reflecting on Washington

As I sit in this cafe attached to the hostel I’m staying at in Portland, I’m crunching on a toasted everything bagel, sipping my black coffee, and the Chili Peppers...

Jul 27, 2019 : Alex
“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 Moon, or Why We Need More Hikers, Roamers, and Explorers!

The Moon, or Why We Need More Hikers, Roamers, and Explorers!

These days I am constantly asked - Why? Why give up your career?  Why sell your house to fund a trip talking about birds?  Why donate most of your possessions...

May 24, 2019 : Sonya
The Impractical Practical Guide to Thru-Hike Preparations

The Impractical Practical Guide to Thru-Hike Preparations

Your ten-pound base gear is packed, abs are ripped, and your bank account balance is your best friend. Even if the stars aligned and all these fantasies were reality, the...

Jan 25, 2019 : Jacob Woods
What Does It Take to Successfully Thru-Hike?

What Does It Take to Successfully Thru-Hike?

Salt Lake City, Jan. 21, 2019: What does it take to successfully thru-hike? From my perspective, there are three key factors that contribute to the completion of a thru-hike. The...

Jan 21, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"