I grew up in Vancouver, Canada and was lucky enough to have access to limitless hiking in the nearby mountains.
My family went camping and hiking with me from a young age and my aunt and uncle even used to take us climbing on some of the easier mountains. I started traveling in earnest after graduating from university and decided to tackle one of my bucket-list items, the trek to Machu Picchu.
It was way less intimidating than I had expected and this gave me the courage to expand my horizons when it came to hiking. Since then I've been pushing my boundaries and exploring the world one destination at a time.
If you’re inspired by tales of mountaineering adventure, but can’t tackle the technical peaks, here are some of the best summits that are well within the reach of “ordinary hikers”. They’re not easy, and some will push you to your limits…