Category Archives: Nikita

30 hikes in 30 days: Week in review

Saturday, March 14 already! That’s exciting, really, really exciting. Means Monday is my half-way mark, yippeeeeee! This week has been a hard one. I’ve been waking up exhausted and it’s been a real struggle to keep pushing on and continuing … Continue reading

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Day 9 and 10: Negotiations

Yesterday’s hike, March 10, was a tough one. Not the actual trail. I went on Cottonwood again. I had intended to go up Cottonwood 300, a branch, and did walk up it about 100 metres…but then I turned around and … Continue reading

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10K-A-Day: Cottonwood

Went up Cottonwood Creek today, 5K up and 5K back. Actually a little father but closer enough. There was a ton of elk sign along the trail today that looked quite fresh, and the dogs were pretty interested so I … Continue reading

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10K-A-Day: Unknown trail

  Yesterday I did another hike first thing. Arrived at the trailhead, again only about a 7 min drive from my house. Parked the car after finding a spot in all of the cars already there–it was a gorgeous day … Continue reading

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10K: Widow Main

On January 20, 2015, I got up as usual to take the dogs for a walk. Felt like trying a new trail, so I went to this one, known as Widow. I had been up about 1 or 2 km … Continue reading

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Botanical Loop, Juan de Fuca

      Last week I had a few days off in the middle of the week and drove down to Port Renfrew with the dogs so I could check out the Juan de Fuca park. We did the little … Continue reading

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Getting into lake life

Here’s some photos from the past week, getting into the swing of things. The neighbours took us out on their pontoon boat with another couple for one last tour this season of Cowichan Lake. Also some photos of my other … Continue reading

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