Kristina’s Adventures: Icefield Parkway, Aug 28 16

One day after I tackled Temple with an awesome group, I was set out to tackle Cirque Peak with another friend. That was the plan anyways! My friend picked me up and we ventured out for our two hour drive to the Icefield Parkway. Once we hit Highway 93, we pulled over, put the roof down…

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…

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…

The Ridge

I feel like I still need a few days to take in all the excitement and feelings I felt this weekend. I still feel pretty speechless about the whole experience. I finally got out for my first BIG hike! We hiked, climbed, scrambled, fell, slipped, got burned by a plant, got cut up, got lost, and…