Category Archives: Lessons Learned

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12 Tips for Hiking While Pregnant

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*This post contains affiliate links. So you’re pregnant and you want to hike…people might call you crazy. Some people in my life thought I was a little insane, especially the other pregnant women. But avid hikers don’t stop being avid hikers just because they’re growing a tiny soon-to-be avid hiker inside them. So how can you hike safely and continue… Read more »

Get Your Body Trail Ready (Training Plan)

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It’s that time of year again. Winter’s end is in sight (at least on the calendar, anyway). You’re finding yourself lusting for summer. Those daydreams you’ve been having of future hiking and camping trips are becoming more and more real. Maybe you’re planning a 3-week end-to-end of the Rideau Trail (like us, this time last year), or a week-long family… Read more »

13 Reasons to Hit the Trail Today!

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Are you a procrastinator? Do you constantly delegate things to your future self? Does one of those things happen to be hiking? I know that I sometimes catch myself thinking that I don’t have time today, or tomorrow, or this week, to go for a hike. Actually, I find myself doing that with most forms of exercise. Despite knowing that… Read more »