Trip Plan: Rideau Trail 2021

In just over a week I will be heading out to thru hike the 327km Rideau Trail from Kingston to Ottawa. I will be heading out with one of my best friends, Aidan, and we anticipate it taking us 12 to 14 days. Don’t forget to check out the Rideau Trail Association’s website where theyContinue reading “Trip Plan: Rideau Trail 2021”

Hiking the Highland Trail

My First Backpacking Trip I just got back from hiking the Highland Trail on my first ever backpacking trip. The trail was rugged and pushed me (and my hiking partners) to our limits. The 35km trail turned to 38km with our poor navigation skills, but we made it through, had some great laughs, and sawContinue reading “Hiking the Highland Trail”

Pack List: Highland Trail 2021

Next week I will be embarking on my FIRST ever backpacking trip. Okay, that’s not entirely true, I did lead a camp group through 7 days in Frontenac Provincial Park, but this is my first real adult backpacking trip. I booked this trip a couple months ago with the original dates being June 7th toContinue reading “Pack List: Highland Trail 2021”

Budget Backpacking

Have you ever scrolled through MEC or REI or any other outdoorsy store and thought “how will I ever afford to backpack if a lightweight sleeping bag costs 800$?”. Yeah, me too. I am heading out on my first backpacking trip into Algonquin National Park next week and as I was going through all theContinue reading “Budget Backpacking”

I finally did it…

I finally started that blog I have been wanting to start for years. So… here I am. My name is Katherine (Kat), my pronouns are She/They and I love the outdoors. For years I have been saying that I am going to start a hiking YouTube, or a hiking blog, or a hiking Instagram andContinue reading “I finally did it…”