Ticks are Here Just in Time for Hiking Season

Spring is finally here, hiking season too, but that also means increased exposure to ticks. A bite from a tick can cause Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is the most common tick-borne disease in North America. It can cause serious, long term disability if left untreated. According to the BC Center for Disease Control there are…

Hike n Tone, moderate group. Cowichan River Park, Cowichan Valley, BC,

Hiking Can Change Our Brains!

I came accross this interesting article about how hiking can change our brains!  More and more studies are coming out that suggest or prove how hiking lowers our risk of heart attack, improves blood pressure and blood sugar levels, increases bone density because it is a weight bearing activity.