Happy Hiker

Learn how to plan a day hike and make a trip plan.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 6 - 14

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

If you’re interested in the magic of backcountry hiking, we’re here to give you the knowledge you need to make the most out of your next nature adventure! You’ll learn everything from packing, planning and navigation to meal preparation, cooking, safety and backcountry etiquette.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Writing utensil, paper, computer/laptop, working mic/webcam, printer (optional to print out trip plan/packing list after activity)

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Collaborating
  • Creative thinking

6 My Guide!

I live in beautiful Nelson, BC! I like to do anything outside: backcountry skiing, rock-climbing, trail running, camping, and cycling. I’m passionate about hands-on, self-guided learning. My teaching philosophy is rooted in students feeling safe, supported, and in an environment where they can learn through doing.

I used to work as a hiking guide, taking guests to see fossils that are over 500 million years old in the Canadian Rockies!