Never idle

Last winter, I joined a two and a half week snowshoe trek in Quebec led by an inspiring Innu surgeon named Stanley Vollant, as part of his multi-year walking project. My feature about that trip — and the myriad health benefits of walking — will appear in the October 2013 issue of The Walrus. In…

Between solitudes

Back in my Can Geo days, I went looking for a hut-to-hut hiking route in Canada to write about for our quarterly travel magazine. I found an excellent trail in Quebec’s Charlevoix region — and it had a luggage-shutte service!