Favourite Hikes

Below are some of my favourite hikes from the places we’ve visited over the years:

IMG_0914Grinnell Glacier

Location: Glacier National Park, Montana
Distance: 17km round trip
Rating: Moderate

This hike takes you up to a glacier (and glacier lagoon, depending on the time of year) in the mountains.

IMG_E3008Gros Morne Mountain

Location: Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
Distance: 16km round trip
Rating: Difficult

This hike provides sweeping vistas of the Long Range Mountains and the Ten Mile Pond fjord.


Lake Agnes and Plain of the Six Glaciers  

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta
Distance: 14.6km round trip
Rating: Moderate

This loop passes by two quaint European-styled teahouses nestled high up in the Rocky Mountains.

IMG_9342Old Rag

Location: Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Distance: 14.8km round trip
Rating: Difficult

This trail features an intense rock scramble to requires you to manoeuvre up, down, around and through large boulders.

IMG_5452Sliding Sands

Location: Haleakalā National Park, Hawaii
Distance: 17.8km round trip
Rating: Difficult

Starting at an elevation of 10,000ft, this trail winds down to the crater floor, providing views of cinder cones and a volcanic landscape.


Top of the Giant

Location: Sleeping Giant, Ontario
Distance: 21.8km round trip
Rating: Difficult

The trail leads to the top of the tallest cliffs in Ontario and is reputed to provide panoramic views of Lake Superior.