Getting Here

It’s no secret that I’ve been pushing the fitness envelope pretty hard in the last year.  Between hours spent in the gym with new routines, training programs and diet changes, I’ve been yielding some pretty exciting results! And to my surprise, people have been psyched for me! Not only have they been enthusiastic with my…

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…

Conquering the Cold Stuff

This week I finally got to try ice climbing! This has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. I’ve rocked climbed outdoors for the last 6 years and this was the next necessary move! My friend Steve was awesome enough to lend me his tools and some tips for my first…

Becoming a Brand Ambassador/Influencer 101

I’ve had a few messages lately on Instagram from followers asking about how they can become ambassadors or influencers for their favourite brands. In the age of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat – there is a growing community of brands doing advertising through social media. Having advocates for your brand is one of the best things…

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…

Dream Real – NEPAL

In 3 days I will be boarding a plane on route to Nepal. I’m still pinching myself to make sure everything that is happening is actually real – GoPro is making my dream come true! I will be heading there to paint and explore some scenic villages. Although it is monsoon season, I am hopeful…