In many ways El Paredon was a place of dreams for me. Waking up every morning to the sound of waves crashing. Surfing as the sun peaked over the water in the morning and when it set at the end of the day. Walking barefoot through the village to buy tomatoes from one old man, […]Read more "El Paredon, Guatemala"
First off, apologies to everyone out there for the increment between this post and last. Some epic friend adventures in Nicaragua, followed by starting med school back in Vancouver, has made it hard to sit down long enough to get all my thoughts on here. But now that I’m able to really sit down its […]Read more "In the Backyard"
The list of places every Canadian should visit is sometimes plagued with many unfortunate clichés, like the Big Nickel in Sudbury I was forced to “experience” for 2 hours in -20 weather as a child. The Rocky Mountains are nowhere near this kind of experience. Once stepping foot into the mountains it’s very difficult to […]Read more "Swedish Berries in the Canadian Rockies"
Coming into McCarthy, all we could think about were the epic mountains and glaciers in front of us, so we didn’t give much thought to where we were going to spend our 4th of July. After coming back from our trek (on the 3rd of July) we were surprised at the hoards of people that […]Read more "The 4th of July on the Wild Frontier"
I first started writing this post about our second day in Thompson Pass after running into a retired older couple at a gas station in Teslin, Yukon. We had previously run into this couple in the Worthington Glacier parking lot right before we were about to hike up and ski down the glacier. They had […]Read more "AK. Searching for snow in Thompson Pass. Part 2: Worthington Glacier"