Kristina’s Adventures: Mt. Temple – Aug 26, 16

W.O.W There’s literally, not enough words or time to describe, explain – everything I felt and saw, did this day! This was a huge day and I am so happy to be able to say – I summited Mt. Temple. I am sure to many of you – this is no big deal and you…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Ha Ling, Aug 20 16

F.M.L Yea, yea, no swearing, I should probably keep this clean, but this is my blog and I’m just trying to be real, so let’s keep it real! What was I thinking, extra 40lbs on me, going up Ha Ling. PFFF! HA!! I must be an absolute sucker for punishment and struggling. At the same time…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Moose Mountain, Aug 12 16

OH MY GOODNESS! Our FIRST Summit together: Moose Mountain Our LONGEST hike so far together: 14km Nolan is at his heaviest: 32-35lbs Still on such a high from this adventure with my boy! I don’t even know where to start with this post, as I am just so – so happy! SO! I don’t have…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Ptarmigan Cirque Jul 17, 16

One of my FAVORITE  hikes so far this year with my beautiful boy! The rain was not going to stop, and we were not going to let it stop us either! I was on Facebook one day, and I came across this post about best hikes in the Kananaskis with kids, so I thought I…

Adventure with Friends: Grassi Lakes July 2, 2016

The Canada Day, Long weekend ended up turning out a lot better than I thought it would, as the forecast called for rain and thundershowers for a chunk of it!  – but still managed to get a lot in and it was MUCH needed! I can’t believe how much I crave open space! Fresh air,…

Adventure with Friends, Troll Falls Part 2 May 29, 2016

Troll Falls Part 2, Spring addition – last time we went it was winter and the falls were partially frozen. Quite beautiful but of course – you had to see it not frozen too! What I like about Troll Falls, is that, we were able to workout in the morning, grab lunch, and then head out…

Kristina’s Adventures: Chasing Lakes May 21, 2016

The mission: To hit 5 lakes, hiking in and out of some of our destinations, starting very early in the day and ending with a sunset paddle on our last lake. Mission not accomplished! Ha-ha, BUT we did hit two out of the 5 and it ended up being a phenomenal day. We had come…

Nolan takes the lead at Elbow Falls

It’s a Sunday morning and Nolan and I are coming out the other end of our colds that have lasted about a week and a half! We couldn’t sit at home anymore so we had a great big breakfast and headed to the gym for a workout! After the gym, it was so beautiful outside…

Kristina’s Adventures – Mt. Lady MacDonald

This adventure felt like such an accomplishment! Not only because it was the first big hike of the season for me, but I finally got my man out, who’d been saying he wanted me to take him forever but, kept pushing it off so I stopped offering. Finally one day, he says – “let’s go hiking Saturday!…

Wasootch Ridge Climb

Autumn hiking! – WOW! Larch season is HERE and the colors are unreal! I cant get enough of it and it end up being over way too quickly. Every time you head out the colors are more and more vibrant, well from my experience this fall, anyway. Then it will get to the point where every…

Mist Mountain

It was a last minute decision to take the week off work for a little stay-cation which turned into a lot of hiking and adventures. I was having a rough week so a friend of mine decided to take a few days off as well and take me on an adventure! We headed out on…

Paddle Boarding Minnewanka

I took a stay-cation a few weeks ago and started if off on a Friday with trying for the first time – Stand up Paddle Boarding. We headed out around 10am to the University of Calgary to pick up the inflatables that we rented for the day. Plan was to head out to Moraine Lake…