Learning to Backcountry Ski – Part 2

At last! I spent my first days skiing in the backcountry of Gros Morne National Park! Happy to report that I am now one of the people coming back glowing and raving about new lines and awesome runs;) The weather was perfect, all my gear worked and it was amazing Read More

Fall Hiking: Trails, Checklists and more!

It’s October! Fall is well underway. Often, we start to feel the less motivated to keep active as the cooler weather encroaches and the days shorten. As I talk with fellow outdoor enthusiasts, we all agree that October (even November!) is the best time to adventure and spend time in the woods. There Read More

Hikes of Western Newfoundland at MEC!

It’s official! Hikes of Western Newfoundland is now available at Mountain Equipment Co-op!! It all stared with an email: Feb 12, 2016 “Good news – apparently, MEC shall be stocking your book as of this spring, via our national distributor.” ~ Gavin Will, Boulder Publications What?!! Really?!! OMG!! Needless to Read More

Western Newfoundland’s Top 10 Winter Adventures

Western Newfoundland is an outdoor adventurers paradise. I think people are aware of this for summer adventures, but did you know – you can do just as much OR MORE in the winter?! Over the month of January, I circulated a short survey on social media asking folks what they consider Read More