Adventure Stories

Why Everyone Should Have an Adventure Bucket List…

Written by HaileyM

It’s the list that is continuously growing, wreaks havoc on your bank account and fulfills your insatiable wanderlust. It’s you adventure bucket list. Most of us have them.. Or at least we should. These lists (yes plural), add excitement and meaning to life, they help us focus on our priorities, ambitions and goals. As an adventure orientated individual, bucket lists re-energize me, bringing vigor and zest to future plans. These influential lists allow us to dream big, plan big and view the world as something that is to be explored and admired. Adventures have the ability to shape you, by writing them down you are more likely to achieve them . It is also a constant reminder of your inner ambitions, your lust for adventure. I have two adventure buckets lists currently; One; is the adventures I want to accomplish in 2017. The second, is a lifetime bucket list. In my opinion the world is too vast, too beautiful to complete all your adventurous desires in 365 days. If you can, you need to expand your list. Don’t limit yourself. The world should be your jungle gym, it is meant to be seen, explored and treasured.

Now the real question is, who wants to join my adventure endeavor and check some of these places/ experiences off my 2017 bucket list?

Here we go, Cheers to the adventures of 2017!


  • Berg lake: Mount Robson Provincial Park
  • Crypt Lake: Waterton
  • Spirit Island: Jasper
  • Mount Indefatigable: Kananaskis
  • Mount Assiniboine
  • Mount Lady Macdonald
  • Mount Fairview: Lake Louise
  • Sarrail Ridge: Kananaskis
  • EEOR
  • C-level Cirque
  • Dog sled through Banff/ Lake Louise
  • Canmore Rocky Mountain 10km run


  • Grand Falls, Sedona, AZ
  • Bear Mountain, Sedona
  • Glacier National Park, Montana
  • Kalalau Trail, Kauai
  • Stairway to heaven, Oahu
  • Haleakala National Park, Maui
  • Waihe’e Ridge Trail, Maui
  • Half Dome, Yosemite
  • Cathedral Lakes, Yosemite


  • Inca Trail & Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Huayna Picchu, Peru
  • Rainbow Mountain, Peru
  • Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
  • Iceland



About the author


Just a girl with a wandering soul, an adventurous spirit and a passion for getting lost in the wilderness( usually with my adventure companion, my bernedoodle puppy, Cali) When I'm not exploring, I'm a FT Registered Nurse based out of Alberta, CAN.
Next adventure: Sedona, AZ

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