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 across Canada and anywhere else we visit.

 

 

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

Posted by on January 14, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live to share some tips on walking in the winter. Where to go and how talking a walk will boost your mood. Join me every other week this winter to get ideas on Calgary walks that will leave you feeling upbeat and refreshed! Grab a copy of my book, Calgary’s Best Walks and go...

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Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and the NEW Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition

Posted by on December 22, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and the NEW Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition

I dropped into Global tv today to chat about my new book and share my enthusiasm for all things walking in Calgary. Watch the segment to get some ideas and inspiration and go walkabout! Grab your copy and go...

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My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

Posted by on December 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

I dropped into CTV this morning to share some amazing Calgary Christmas Lights walks in Killarney, Westmount and Crescent Heights. You gotta see these lights – they are fantastic! Go walkabout, explore any neighbourhood and make a night of it! Grab my book Calgary’s Best walks for ideas on where to walk and then follow your...

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Calgary’s Best Walks on the bestseller list!

Posted by on December 13, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Calgary’s Best Walks on the bestseller list!

Calgary’s Best Walks on the bestseller list!

Happy to see that my book has hit the mark in Calgary and is moving up the bestseller list. Walking is trending! Go walkabout with friends and family and stay upbeat, healthy and connected this crazy Covid year. Calgary Herald Bestseller list December 12,...

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CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

Posted by on December 1, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live today (watch segment below) to talk walking and my NEW expanded edition of Calgary’s Best Walks, now with 45 walk routes. From murals to big nature, café and craft beers stops, hidden stairways in neighbourhoods, little libraries, folk art, and Christmas Lights, there are SO MANY great reasons to go walkabout this winter (and all year long!) Check out the book and get your signed copy here or grab your copy at bookstores and other cool shops around...

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WIN my new book! Join me on a FREE book launch walk

Posted by on November 9, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on WIN my new book! Join me on a FREE book launch walk

WIN my new book! Join me on a FREE book launch walk

Every week until Christmas you can win my new book, Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition! Follow me on Instagram and/or Facebook to enter the MANY contests that are happening every week until Christmas. And tag me when you take a walk using my book so I can celebrate! Yeah! And be sure to join for one of the upcoming Book Launch Walks starting on Nov. 29, 2020 from Shelf Life...

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Calgary’s Little Free Libraries Map

Posted by on October 18, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Calgary’s Little Free Libraries Map

Calgary’s Little Free Libraries Map

I found this fantastic map for Calgary’s Little Free Libraries so wanted to share it. There is also a Facebook group for Little Free Libraries in Calgary. These libraries make for wonderful destinations while on walkbout. Pick up or drop off books while exploring new neighbourhoods. Get a copy of my NEW expanded edition of Calgary’s Best Walks and start exploring Calgary on foot! Or join some FREE book launch...

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My Travel Alberta article on Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton!

Posted by on October 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on My Travel Alberta article on Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton!

Here are some great STAYCATION walkabouts for you as you think about some adventures to have in Alberta. Check out my Travel Alberta Article for suggestions with maps. So many great walks and tasty pitstops. Let’s Walk! #UpTheAlley behind the Calgary Central...

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CTV Staycation Series: Fall Rockies Hikes, larches and more

Posted by on September 16, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV Staycation Series: Fall Rockies Hikes, larches and more

CTV Staycation Series: Fall Rockies Hikes, larches and more

So much colour in the Rockies right now! I shared a few beautiful hikes with CTV viewers and you can watch the segment below. Raven’s End trail at Yamnuska is all Apsens and colourful shrubs, Three Lakes Valley in Spray Lakes Provincial Park is spectacular larches and turquoise lakes and The Iceline Trail in Yoho National Park is year-round waterfalls and glaciers and stunning views. So many colours right now, in the city and the mountains. See you out...

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CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks

Posted by on August 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks

CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks

What makes a great family walk? Destinations, single track trails, massive glacial erratics that traveled from Lake Louise area on glaciers 15,000 years ago, chickadees that land on your hands, off-leash running, waterfalls, creeks with fish and ducks, folk art and fairy gardens and little free libraries in neighbourhoods. Oh yeah, and great snacks!! Check out my CTV segment to learn of three excellent kid, parent, grandparent, and dog Calgary walks. Find these walkabouts in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks! Everyone loves a...

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