Winter is a special time of year. So when the signs of spring come peaking around the corner, I try to soak up every last possible snowflake, frolic in the crisp air, and enjoy the solitude of the outdoors. Algonquin Provincial Park is gorgeous in any season, but to me, particularly in winter when the trees are dusted with snow and trekking without snowshoes guarantees at some point landing knee or waist… Read More

I never would have imagined that my path to snowshoeing would be a result of acquiring my pilot’s license. Picked up as a hobby to save money as I paid for my flight training, it has fast become a favorite winter activity in order to spend time in the backcountry. Snowshoeing has been around for thousands of years – evolving early on from a necessity, to recreational use, to use by competitors… Read More

Canadian outdoor retailer MEC is running a contest to share how the outdoors moves their members – the Outside Moves Me contest. The winning entry (the entry with the most votes!) receives an incredible trip to Ivvavik National Park in the Northwest Territories! Check out my photographs and stories about how Outside Moves Me…and vote!