15 November, 2022

Melanie Vogel: 5 Years, 3 Oceans, and 26 Million Steps

A thru-hike on the Trans Canada Trail

Melanie Vogel is a solo adventurer who travelled the world extensively before she stepped on the Trans Canada Trail to begin her longest journey to date. Born and raised in Germany, she immigrated to Canada and decided to get to know this country by walking across it.

Meet Melanie


Her Epic Journey

Click the story map below to follow Melanie’s journey on the Trans Canada Trail from 2017 to 2022. She completed this monumental trip to reach all three oceans and arrived at the Trail’s west coast Point Zero in Victoria, BC on November 12, 2022.

Congratulations, Melanie!

Celebrating at Point Zero

Melanie and Melo share a hug