Hiker Lori Blog

Welcome to my blog! Mostly you find my “everything outdoors & tasty” updates on Instagram and Facebook.

I’ll write about all things self-propelled and tasty. My favourite subjects are walking, urban hiking, hiking the Rockies (or anywhere else!), active transport on foot and bike and cooking colourful food with fantastic flavours. I also love to write about my active adventures with my kids and husband in Calgary, across Canada and anywhere else we visit.

 

Why walk you ask? Because it is enjoyable!

I like Michael Moore’s reasons, check WALK WITH MIKE.

Also, check out Doc. Evans on YouTube 23 1/2 hours for a bunch more reasons.

My CTV segment on spooky Halloween Walks in Calgary

Posted by on October 28, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on My CTV segment on spooky Halloween Walks in Calgary

My CTV segment on spooky Halloween Walks in Calgary

I dropped into CTV to share some spooky Halloween walkabouts in Calgary. All these decorated houses can be found on routes in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, Check out my segment here! 

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Follow me on Instagram for all things walking and hiking! (and tasty)

Posted by on July 1, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Follow me on Instagram for all things walking and hiking! (and tasty)

lorifitfrog Author of Calgary's Best Walks, guide at Fit Frog. CTV Walks host. Love walking cities and the wilds! Facebook @calgarysbestwalks Instagram post 2181611007657686401_5596449607 Instagram post 2180860899513246563_5596449607 Instagram post 2176549247334661280_5596449607 Instagram post 2174936582745068072_5596449607 Instagram post 2174234782731808401_5596449607 Instagram post 2172098192462885774_5596449607 Instagram post 2171550935841797133_5596449607 Instagram post 2166416933145290459_5596449607 Instagram post...

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My CTV Spring Hikes recommendations! Badlands treks and Wildflowers Rockies hikes.

Posted by on April 2, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on My CTV Spring Hikes recommendations! Badlands treks and Wildflowers Rockies hikes.

My CTV Spring Hikes recommendations! Badlands treks and Wildflowers Rockies hikes.

  It’s Spring hiking season! I shared some early season Badland treks and Rockies wildflower hike ideas with CTV Morning Live Calgary this morning. And be sure to grab my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, and hit the urban trails to get trained up for the mountain adventures! Join me for some urban and mountain hikes this Spring. The Club Fit Frog Spring hike session runs April 7 – July 1! Follow me on INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK for all things walking and hiking!    ...

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My CTV segment on Favourite Calgary Dog Walks! (and off leash parks of Calgary)

Posted by on November 19, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on My CTV segment on Favourite Calgary Dog Walks! (and off leash parks of Calgary)

My CTV segment on Favourite Calgary Dog Walks! (and off leash parks of Calgary)

WAlks for dogs and their people!Walks for dogs and their people! I picked a few favourite routes that get you and your dog out and about, exploring the city and moving through off-leash parks as you go. All of the routes I suggest are in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks.          ...

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CTV Morning Calgary Halloween Walks!

Posted by on October 24, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV Morning Calgary Halloween Walks!

CTV Morning Calgary Halloween Walks!

I dropped by CTV Calgary with some footage of excellent Halloween walks! There’s always a reason to take an urban hike. Check out the segment here!      ...

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Breakfast TV: Calgary’s Best Walks for May and June!

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Breakfast TV: Calgary’s Best Walks for May and June!

Breakfast TV: Calgary’s Best Walks for May and June!

  I dropped into Breakfast TV on May 18, 2018 to feature four excellent urban walkabouts for May and June. From wilderness treks at the Weaslehead and Glenbow Ranch, to quirky strolls through Sunnyside and Roxboro to Ramsay. These are all in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks! Get your copy from me or at your favourite bookstore or from MEC.      ...

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Sunnyside outdoor art map: Garage art and little free libraries!

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Sunnyside outdoor art map: Garage art and little free libraries!

Sunnyside outdoor art map: Garage art and little free libraries!

Sunnyside, Calgary is fast becoming an outdoor art gallery! When you head out on the Riley Park, Kensington route in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, be sure to bring this map along too. You can deviate from the route to see all the wonderful, colourful public art in Sunnyside! If you would like a copy of my book, visit your favourite bookstore or purchase from me here! And be sure to FOLLOW @calgarysbestwalks on Facebook for all things walking and hiking! Thanks to Christie of Sunnyside for taking me on a guided art walkabout today and...

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Spring session of Calgary walks and Rockies wildflowers hikes beings March 20!

Posted by on March 5, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Spring session of Calgary walks and Rockies wildflowers hikes beings March 20!

Spring session of Calgary walks and Rockies wildflowers hikes beings March 20!

Check out the spring calendar of urban walks and Rockies hikes! The spring hike session runs from March 20- July 7. The Rockies hikes range from mostly flat and 3-4 hours of hiking up to 8 hour treks with 1000+ meters of elevation. The wildflowers begin mid May and continue all springs and summer. Join me and soak up the beauty of Calgary and the Rockies!    

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Winter Walks and Snowshoe Treks with Club Fit Frog!

Posted by on January 8, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Winter Walks and Snowshoe Treks with Club Fit Frog!

Winter Walks and Snowshoe Treks with Club Fit Frog!

The Winter walks and snowshoe treks have begun! They continue until March 13 so check out the calendar of events and be sure to follow me on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM for all outings and also, for ideas on where to walk and snowshoe in Calgary and the Rockies! Check out our Winter 2018 newsletter!         ...

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Check out my CTV segment on great CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALKS in Calgary, Alberta!

Posted by on December 20, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Check out my CTV segment on great CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALKS in Calgary, Alberta!

Check out my CTV segment on great CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALKS in Calgary, Alberta!

‘Tis the season to burn off some cookies and wine with a festive urban Christmas Lights Walks. Check out my segment on CTV for some ideas of where to walk, and then grab my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, for the maps and routes!   Watch my CTV Christmas Lights Walks Segment!  

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