Posts Tagged: hiking

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship Sponsored by:  Hiking Ambition Deadline:  September 30, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school, college, university, or trade school. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info, along with a 500 to 1000-word essay promoting a practical approach to a healthy… Read more »

Canada Day—Then versus Now

My favourite Canada Day memory is when we were hiking the West Coast Trail.  We were walking along a sandy beach, belting out the anthem with no one else in sight, just sand, sun, and surf.  There is something cathartic about enjoying a day like that in the wilderness, a wilderness that in some ways… Read more »

Vintage Voice

This week we celebrate Take a Hike Day, with hikes from writers past. Winter camping, hunting, and hiking in BC.  Wayne E. Benedict recalls memorable excursions that turned out well despite some precarious moments.  “…Rick finally got the propane to ignite. He exited the camper as if he’d been shot from a canon, a roiling… Read more »