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About rambleoutyonder

A duo inspired to live life to the fullest.

East Coast Trail: Points and Practicalities for a Great Thru Hike

In September 2018 we hiked and completed the East Coast Trail (ECT). A wonderful hiking trail cutting along the east coast of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. In our first post, Hiking the East Coast Trail: Notes From A Thru … Continue reading

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Hiking The East Coast Trail: Notes From A Thru-Hike In Newfoundland

The East Coast Trail. Tell people you are about to embark on this hike and you’ll most likely get inquisitive looks. Questions will follow such as: where is that? how long is it? and, is that like the West Coast trail?. Having now completed the trail I can tell you that this 312 km route […]

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CYCLING THE CABOT TRAIL: 5 Favourites From A Bucket List Cycling Trip

12 years ago I sat on a beach in a far off foreign land, doodling in a journal and sketching out a life long bucket list of adventures. At the top of that list – cycling the Cabot Trail.  For years I … Continue reading

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Paddling The Shield: Canoe Tripping in Killarney Provincial Park

  It’s 7 am on a chilly February morning. Huddled up to our phone outside a quaint little cabin in the Adirondacks of New York state (while on a ski trip) we are desperately trying to maintain reception while we talk … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters of La Verendrye, Quebec: Trip #2

We fell in love with the wildness and beauty immediately on our first trip to La Verendrye. You can read about that trip here: La Verendrye Trip #1. Three weeks later we went back and were again spoiled by the … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters: Canoe tripping in La Verendrye, Quebec

Three hours north of Ottawa, a midst the untamed forests of Quebec, lies a wilderness of dozens (maybe hundreds?) of interconnecting lakes and rivers, surrounded by rocky shores of Canadian shield and dense bush and tall trees. This is La … Continue reading

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Smith Rock to Sisters, OR: An Overnighter

A cyclist’s dream, the state of Oregon exudes bike friendliness. Portland, it’s most populous city, is a multitude of bike pathways and bike lanes and rates consistently in the top 5 cities in the country for most bikeable city; there … Continue reading

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2 Bikes, 8 Panniers, a trailer….and a Puppy?

  Yes, a little Springer Spaniel has been added to the adventure. We picked up Bodhi at 8 weeks old and have been gearing him up for a life of bikes, trails and the great outdoors ever since. We purchased … Continue reading

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The Daily Commute

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South of South

Three planes, two buses, a shuttle and many kilometres on our feet we found ourselves in the deep Patagonia of Argentina and Chile. The vast area is renowned for it’s mountain towers, rolling pampas, layers of glaciers and wind!. We … Continue reading

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