PNW Micro Adventures: Hometown Hut Trips

This past weekend, I worked out in Garibaldi Park in the Elfin Lakes area. Luckily, I was able to bring my boyfriend, Pearce, along as a volunteer too! We spent the weekend tending to the shelter and doing a lot of digging (see the photo below – we shovelled roughly 12ft of snow). I love…

Ridge Merino: Beyond Comfort

I’ve been working with an awesome company called Ridge Merino for the last few months! I am stoked to give you a full review of the products myself and my partner, Pearce, have tested so far! “Ridge Merino® was co-founded in 2014 by a husband and wife team, Jeff and Susan Russell…. Ridge Merino’s mission is…

Mountaindarlin’s GoPro 101

Recently I’ve been receiving an overwhelming amount of private messages and comments on Instagram regarding my settings and which accessories I use with my GoPro cameras. I figured putting together a blog post was the best way to get some of my tips & tricks to the interested audience! I’ve compiled a list of the…

That Ranger Green

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the colour of my Ranger uniform jacket. It’s nothing special, just a washed out green colour. But each time I look down at my sleeve or catch a glimpse of the colour in a mirror or the truck window, I feel this interesting sense of peace. I look…

Went for the Mountains, Stayed for the People.

I’ve been home one whole day since my trip with GoPro to Nepal. I’m going to do my best to recap the trip without completely typing your ear (eyes?) off. Where to start… This was my first time heading out of North America (see previous post to find out why haha). I wasn’t nervous until…

Skyward Education

I’ve recently become excited about shooting  some star photos. It is a huge learning curve for me as I do not know the first thing about manning a camera in this way. For the past couple nights I’ve been venturing out to try and capture some sky – With warmer days creeping in clear nights…