Author: dwarf@twoguysinthewoods

Planning for summer camping adventures

Although snow and frigid temperatures continue to buffet us here in Alberta (and our minds are...

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Back to Elk Lakes

After the great time we had at the Elk Lakes ACC Cabin in January of 2017, we decided that it...

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First Aid in the Woods

Last month I had the opportunity to upgrade my outdoor first aid skills through Rocky...

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Random Backcountry Camping – A guide for a quick get away

While many of of the adventures we describe are multi-night trips requiring months of...

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A Summer of Smoke and Flame – Hiking the Elbow Valley Loop

This summer, Western Canada (particularly the province of British Columbia) has been experiencing...

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From the Archives – West Coast Trail Part 2

Our 2015 West Coast Trail adventure continues from Part 1 AUG 4 – DAY 5 – TSUSIAT FALLS TO...

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From the Archives – West Coast Trail Part 1

Hard to believe it was almost 2 years ago that me and the Elf hiked the West Coast Trail. Here is...

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Easier than you think – Keeping your hiking legs in shape

The spring shoulder season can be a challenging time in the mountains. When the Elf lived in...

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Elk Lakes Report – Backcountry and winter camping

While the Canadian Rockies have some of the most spectacular hiking in the world, one of the...

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Teton Crest Trail – Part 2

Read part 1 here Day 3 – Alaska Basin to South Fork Cascade Creek We awoke to a clear morning,...

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Teton Crest Trail: Part 1

Well here it is, part 1 of our Teton Crest Trail Adventure. Four days of near perfect weather,...

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Wyoming Bound

Each year the two of us plan what we call our “epic” adventure. Last year it was the West Coast...

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Backpacking with the Cubs

As a Cub Leader (Scouter). One of the things I really wanted to do this year was introduce a few...

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Where have we been?

It’s been awhile since our last blog posts, but we’re still alive. Where have we been? It’s been a...

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Outdoor Council of Canada

One organization I’ve become  very involved with over the past few years the Outdoor...

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