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Pregnancy Hikes – A recap !

Reading Time: 3 minutes   It’s been a few weeks since my little one arrived, oh those sleepless nights and what feels like a constant feeding sessions, it’s time to reflect on the year filled with pregnancy and fun hiking trips.  I was growing a human 24 hours/7 days a week, which is a lot of work ūüôā I […]

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Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Reading Time: 3 minutes After a 26-days of hiking at Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Basecamp, we spent a few days at Pokhara. White water rafting and Chitwan National Park from Pokhara were pretty relaxing and much needed break from the hike.  Came back to Kathmandu and flew to Lukla for the next adventure.  Everest Basecamp this time- via Gokyo […]

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Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Reading Time: 3 minutes What was originally a 3-day labor day weekend, came down to a day trip due to fire in the region. Here is what we ended up doing on a day-trip to Columbia River Gorge. Below is the order of waterfalls we covered on a day-trip. 1. Latourell Falls: ‚óŹ Start point: Latourell Falls Trailhead ‚óŹ […]

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Canyon Creek Lakes in Trinity Alps – Backpacking Guide

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Canyon Creek Lakes in Trinity Alps is a moderately trafficked beginner friendly backpacking trip. I was 6 months pregnant when I did the hike and it was really enjoyable even during the pregnancy.    Canyon Creek Lakes Hike Stats: Distance: 16 miles round trip to lower canyon creek lake and back.  Elevation:  3200ft (according […]

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River crossing Hike – Henry Cowell State Park, CA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another gem of Santa Cruz mountains, the Henry Cowell State Park offers camping as well as day hike options. We did a 7.3 mile loop that took us through 4 river crossings, some waist deep.  We started at Rincon Fire road parking lot and followed the trail for 1.2 miles. The first river crossing comes […]

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Annapurna Circuit + Annapurna Basecamp (ABC), Nepal

Reading Time: 9 minutes No of days: 26 days ( ABC alone can be done in 8-9 days) Maximum Elevation: 5416m Best Months: March, April, May, September, October, November. We hiked in September. Start From: Kathmandu  End at: Pokhara No. of hours of walking: At a moderate pace anywhere from 5-8 hours.  Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest peak […]

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Canadian Rockies road trip itinerary !

Reading Time: 1 minute Day 1: Arrive at Calgary, rent car, drive to Jasper National Park Day 2, 3, 4: Jasper National Park Day 5: Icefields Parkway Day 6: Banff region of Banff National Park Day 7: Kootenay National Park Day 8 : Yoho National Park Day 9: Lake Louise region of Banff National Park Day 10: Drive from Yoho to Calgary via Banff […]

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Yoho National Park, Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes From Kootenay National Park, we drove through the town of Golden and Field into Yoho National Park.  The route took us through rural Canada that we would have otherwise not seen. Yoho is another national park that is well suited for backpacking trips than drive-to scenic spots. However there is a beautiful waterfall Takakkaw falls […]

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Kootenay National Park, Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just off of Banff National park are Kootenay National park and Yoho National Park. People tend to skip these national parks often. Especially Kootenay, because there are no drive-to view points on this park. You have to pretty much hike to see anything here. Since we had only given ourselves one full day for this […]

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Banff National Park, Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes After Jasper National Park, we went to Banff National Park for the next two days.  Banff park regions: Banff Lake Louise Castle Junction Icefields Parkway We camped at Tunnel view village I. Since it was a long weekend for both US and Canada, the campground was super crowded.  Banff Hikes: Tunnel Mountain Summit: 4.8 KM […]

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