Contributor Profile

Aaron O'Brien

Aaron O'Brien

Columnist

Aaron O'Brien grew up in Cape Broyle on the Southern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula. He has a passion for wilderness areas and has been an avid hiker for the past fifteen years. Currently, he resides in St. John's while pursuing a doctoral degree in philosophy from the University of Ottawa.

Published Articles

  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 7)

    The finale of a journey in the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on September 19, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 6)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on September 10, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 5)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on September 6, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 4)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on September 2, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 3)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on August 28, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 2)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on August 26, 2013
  • Trepassey to Hawke Hills (Day 1)

    The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)

    Published on August 23, 2013
  • Burton’s Pond: Urban Wildlife Oasis

    At the heart of Memorial University lies an ecosystem worth discovering…

    Published on May 1, 2013
  • Maddox Cove to St. John’s

    “White blossoms on the bushes reminded me of my brush with summer at Maddox Cove…”

    Published on January 9, 2013
  • Leave no trace

    Are humans part of the ‘natural’ environment as well?

    Published on November 29, 2012
  • Why walk?

    When we walk through the woods, what does it really mean to us?

    Published on November 7, 2012
  • Salmonier to Cape Broyle (Part 3)

    The grand finale of our columnist’s account of a three-day hike through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve

    Published on October 15, 2012
  • Salmonier to Cape Broyle (Part 2)

    Part 2 of a 3-part account of the author’s hike through one of the most remote parts of the Avalon Wilderness Reserve

    Published on October 12, 2012
  • Salmonier to Cape Broyle

    The first in a 3-part account of the author’s hike through one of the most remote parts of the Avalon Wilderness Reserve

    Published on October 10, 2012

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