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Chris Istace

Blog Info

Name:
Mindful Explorer
Category:
Lifestyle
Tags:
Canada, Outdoors, Simplicity, Travel, Photography, Mindfulness
Start Year:
2013

Blogger Bio

Location:
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
RETIRED
Profession:
Social Media Influencer
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Latest Blog Posts

Along the rugged south shores of Vancouver Island lies the ancient old growth forests of Port Renfrew. Discover these gentle giants and why they need your help. The post Ancient Old Growth Forests of Port Renfrew appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Jun 10 2019 @ 6:04 PM
Merrell MQM Ace Mid hiking shoe is Inspired by athletes. A hybrid boot for moving quickly in the mountains in my latest gear review. The post Gear Review : Merrell MQM Ace Mid Hiking Shoe appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: May 27 2019 @ 4:24 PM
From the Effingham Valley a steep ascent leads through forested rocky bluffs as the Cobalt Lake trail opens to 5040 peak above, a Vancouver Island classic. The post 5040 Peak – Hike, Ski or Snowshoe appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: May 15 2019 @ 4:32 PM
Looking to optimize your life in a sustainable eco-conscious manner? I just found an energy bar that can help save the planet, say hello to Naak Bars. The post Can Your Energy Bar Save The Planet? appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: May 09 2019 @ 2:41 PM
Mount Arrowsmith – The Sleeping Maiden of Vancouver Island For those that know me, it goes without saying that I am an alpine enthusiast. I feel most at home when... The post Mount Arrowsmith – A Coast Mountain Culture Story appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Mar 27 2019 @ 1:09 PM
Looking for a lightweight and versatile 2 person backpacking stove? Look no further than my latest Gear Review on the MSR windburner duo stove system. The post Gear Review : MSR Windburner Duo Stove System appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Mar 25 2019 @ 7:39 PM
Time sure flies when you are having fun while reducing your carbon footprint. I am now at 6 months of happy emission free days owning my 2013 Nissan Leaf . Here is an update on how it has been along with some of the financial numbers. The post 2013 Nissan Leaf Update : 6 Months Ownership appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Feb 10 2019 @ 7:05 PM
During the harshest seasons you need gear that can tackle the elements from cold rain to deep snow. Discover the Merrell Thermo Rogue Mid GTX hiking boot in this gear review at Mindful Explorer. The post Gear Review : Merrell Thermo Rogue Mid GTX Boot appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Feb 06 2019 @ 6:18 PM
We are in a time of ecological, economic and social change that needs public engagement. Where I stand for North Cowichan's Municipal Forest Reserves. The post Where I stand on The Municipal Forest Reserves appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Dec 12 2018 @ 6:37 PM
The Future of The Cowichan Valley Municipal Forests We are unique in North Cowichan as our valley is geographically surrounded by six forest reserves. The Cowichan Valley Municipal Forests are... The post The Future of The Cowichan Valley Municipal Forests appeared first on Mindful Explorer. ...
Posted: Nov 21 2018 @ 8:12 PM

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