Tag Archives: Hiking in Ontario

October 28, 2017: The Richness Of Our Blessings

It’s a cruel habit that time has: speeding up when you are doing something you love. It seems like just yesterday that we took our first (slippery) steps along the Bruce Trail in Queenston…….. (sound of a time warp as … Continue reading

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June 25, 2017: What to Wear with a Moss-Covered Rock

Today’s hike coincided with the Peninsula Bruce Trail 50 km challenge – a fund-raiser where fit and energetic participants hike 50 km of trail in one day .  As we departed Jackson’s Cove, we met some friendly BT event organizers … Continue reading

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June 24, 2017: Pop Culture Paradise?

Sometimes you want to live your life outside of pop culture.  I’m sure most people tire of the onslaught of must-see movies, TV shows, and music videos that influence the world around us.  We just want a little peace and … Continue reading

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May 27 and 28, 2017: Why Do We Walk?

Why do we walk? To see the Bruce Trail, share a chat, feel alive, To keep placing one foot forward, even if we never arrive At the end of the trail, Because the end doesn’t matter, It’s the journey, we’ve … Continue reading

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April 09, 2017: Overcoming Obstacles

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it likely doesn’t lead anywhere very interesting. With those words in mind, we set out from Halfway Log Dump towards Cyprus Lake, one of the most technically challenging and visually stunning … Continue reading

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April 8, 2017: Reflections on Water

Water covers 71% of the earth’s surface.  This fact was certainly true on today’s hike!  As you will see, we encountered  water in its many unpredictable forms throughout the day. The first indication of our watery fate was on the … Continue reading

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September 11, 2016: Move Over, Rio!

Rio de Janeiro, get over yourself!  Wiarton, Ontario has emerged as the hot new Olympic/Paralympic venue.  It’s where all the buff athletes of the International Trail Olympics go to strut their toned thighs and rippling abs.  And this blog was … Continue reading

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Sept. 10, 2016: A Few of My Favourite Things

With predictions of thunderstorms and wild wind and rain, the naysayers were out in fine form.  “You’re going out to hike in that?” they cried, from the depths of their La-z-boy recliners.   But when we heard today’s weather forecast, we … Continue reading

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June 12, 2016: Soxy Ladies

Another gorgeous day on the Bruce Trail! We set out from Inglis Falls, early enough to beat the tourist rush. We soon found ourselves in a green and leafy wood, enjoying the shade and the easy walking. We have become … Continue reading

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June 11, 2016: Cracks, Crevices and Cubism

After the wonky weather we’ve been having, the ladies were delighted to set out on a warm morning.  Overcast and a bit drizzly, yes, but warm! I am going to ignore the first few km of our hike because it … Continue reading

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