Tag Archives: hike


grind now, w(h)ine later

Last weekend we traded in our ski boots for hiking boots and joined in on the fun pain of hiking up Grouse Mountain. Here are some official (and unofficial) stats about the infamous Grouse Grind: trail facts trail length: 2.9K elevation gain: 2800ft commonly referred to as: Nature’s Stairmaster number of people who climb the […]

(m)app my hike

photo by: Brooke Morse Though I’m not really afraid of anything, intimidation can get the best of me from time to time. The Grouse Grind, a firm fixture on my Vancouver bucket list, was one of those things that required a little more encouragement than say, lavender lattes and mini waffles at Café Medina. Just […]

char in my suitcase ep.04

And you thought the notorious Vancouver Grouse Grind was hell. Try Seek The Peak 2009. Char, along with guest co-host Jenny Harnett, venture to the top of Grouse Mountain where they get in on the relay action while swatting off a fly or two. Ch-Ch-Cheeckk it below! Char In My Suitcase Ep.04 from lululemon athletica […]

clara hughes, elite ambassador

Clara Hughes is an amazing Canadian cyclist and speedskater who has won multiple Olympic medals in addition to many other athletic achievements. She also happens to be an amazing person, and her list of personal accomplishments and commitment to programs such as Right to Play (an international humanitarian organization that uses sport to improve health, […]

love your body

My sisters and I share the same parents but we have our own bodies. I may be able to get into the splits and hold a gnarly headstand, but when it comes to endurance activities, all three of my sisters can pass me in a heartbeat. My friend Jessica commented while I was feeling left […]

hiking yoga: step off your mat

Getting down and dirty in yoga class is admirable – getting off your mat and practicing outdoors is extraordinary. Taking yoga outdoors stimulates the senses and heightens physical awareness. I have found hiking yoga to be one of the most invigorating and spiritual activities. Without breath, you are not doing yoga. So why not breathe […]