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About Play Outside Gal (Karen Ung)

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.” 

Currently an Alberta Parks Ambassador, Active for Life Role Model, Festival Seekers Ambassador, and Brand Ambassador for Aventura Clothing, Stormy Kromer, Terramar Sports, KEEN Canada, and Yukon Charlie's, Karen has the experience to put your products and services in front of an engaged audience. 

Media Kit June 2017

Click here for PDF Media Kit.

Twitter:        9,757 followers (120,000 impressions in May 2017)
Facebook:    2,380 likes
Instagram:   3,748 followers
Pinterest:        552 followers
Klout Score:     68

Average page views: 13,000/mo
Best month: 42,556 page views

Social Media Handles

Email:        Email Me
Google+:   +playoutsideguide
Instagram: @playoutsidegal
Twitter:     @playoutsidegal
Youtube:   @karenung77

Partnership Opportunities

I would love to work with you to promote your business (accommodation, attractions, outdoor gear, or adventures)!

Brand Ambassadorships
Gear Sponsorships
Blog Ads

Please note that I only review and promote products I have tried. Thank you.

For a complete list of companies I have worked with, please see the Sponsors page.

Heard On

  • CBC Radio - Calgary Eyeopener May 17, 2017 - Listen Here

Seen On


Random Facts About Play Outside Gal 

  • Geography Geek (B.Sc. Geography)
  • Calgary Outdoor Club volunteer coordinator (trip leader) 
  • Avalanche Safety Training Level 1 
  • 2007/2008 President of the Calgary Outdoor Club (also held VP roles)
  • Taught English in Japan for 2 years