Karen Ung

Karen Ung

Homebase Calgary

Karen Ung is married to her backpacking sweetheart and is a mother and lover of maps, mountains, and mochas. With her Geography degree and experience leading hikes and backpacking trips in the Rockies, she is full of ideas on where to go and what to do. The mission of her blog, Play Outside Guide , is to provide “everything families need to know to get outside and have fun.”  

Stories by Karen Ung

The gateway to the legendary Powder Highway, home to four mountain ranges and eight ski resorts...

Medicine Hat

The giant Saamis Tepee fades from view as I exit the highway and head into Medicine Hat’s historic...