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Friday night in the mountains: sunset hike on Grouse

Friday night in the mountains: sunset hike on Grouse

Be sure to scroll through the gallery above for more pictures. Watching the sunset from the top of a mountain has been on my adventure bucket list…

An afternoon in Deep Cove: Quarry Rock & Baden Powell Trail

An afternoon in Deep Cove: Quarry Rock & Baden Powell Trail

Be sure to scroll through the gallery above for more pictures. Can I just say, I love long weekends. Especially when the sun comes out. Over the…

My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

I have been travelling for the past few weeks and am looking forward to a few more trips this spring and summer. While my trips are generally…

The best gluten-free and dairy-free hiking snacks

The best gluten-free and dairy-free hiking snacks

For the past 7 years, I’ve eaten largely gluten-free and dairy-free. It’s what makes me feel best after many years of denying my lactose intolerance. Since living…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Mount Seymour

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Mount Seymour

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Cypress Mountain

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Cypress Mountain

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

Hiking Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

Hiking Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

This past weekend, I returned to Bowen Island to hike Mount Gardner, the highest point on the island. I love visiting Bowen Island. It is a 20…

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

2016 was a crazy, but incredible year, both personally and of course in general.  January 2016 seems eons ago, yet I can’t believe how fast the year…

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Earlier this winter, I made a winter adventures bucket list in hopes of getting over the rainy weather and embracing the season. Find the full list here. Here’s some…

Danielle Leroux

I am a runner, healthy foodie, city explorer, and adventurer on Canada's west coast.

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  • While I love life on the west coast, it's never easy living on the other side of the country from many friends and family. Grateful for trips home, no matter how long or short (this weekend!) they may be. Back to YVR ✈️
  • Soaking up that Toronto sunshine ☀️
  • Had some of the best vegan food ever at @plantatoronto tonight! I've often been left disappointed (and hungry 😅) by new plant based eateries but this totally exceeded expectations. Loved all the dishes we tried from the cheesy queso dip (pictured here) to the peanut butter chocolate "terrarium" for dessert.
  • Springtime in Victoria #flashbackfriday meanwhile in Toronto... ❄️🌧☀️
  • Last night's surprisingly purple sunset, a welcome sight after a day of rain #tbt
  • From west coast to east coast (sort of! 😛) Toronto bound ✈️ where there is apparently a rainfall warning #cantescapeit