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I go on trips with some awesome people, and most of them know more than me about outdoor living. So, I thought it’s only fair that I share some of their skills and motivation with you. Please check out my latest...
Trees… if you love adventure and the outdoors, they are all around you, all the time. They form the backbone of the wild places we recreate in—and yet we often take them for granted. We walk, ride, ski and run...
The arrival of sweater weather means it’s time to layer up, especially when adventuring outdoors. As the leaves turn, the days shorten and nights get colder, here’s what you’ll find me wearing and toting on sweaty fall adventures.
Setting yourself up to go the extra mile creates possibilities. Knock off a longer trip in less time. Arrive at the campsite with more energy. Find more time for casting a line, soaking in the view, bagging a peak or...
Paddling a canoe in unexpected high wind and waves can be a terrifying experience. One minute you’re drifting along, making good progress, and the next you’re being bashed around in heavy swells. The swells turn to waves, and things start...
There are a lot of fun, genius and multi-functional gear items in the world, and one of the best places to find new ideas is on Kickstarter. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate adventure shelter, clothes that make sense for...
Any trip can be amazing… or totally suck. The difference often comes down to the details. In the backcountry, the little things matter and so does asking the right questions. Did you pack enough snacks? Did you take the right...
We stand in silence, barely moving. Over the sound of rushing water, I strain my ears to listen for the crack of a twig, a rustle in the bushes near the river. Sounds that would indicate something large stirring nearby. Something...
Generally, this time of year my camp gear storage area is littered with numerous full, half-full and possibly empty camp stove fuel canisters. I love how efficient and lightweight these (iso)butane/propane stoves are, but it’s quite annoying to try and...
September might mean pumpkin spice lattes and donning autumn attire for some, but for explorers based in Ontario, there are a few more weeks of camping season to enjoy. This year, Ontario Parks has opted to extend the opening dates of...
Maui is known as the Valley Isle. Outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels will find an abundance of activity options along Kaanapali Beach. This gorgeous three-mile (4.8-kilometre) stretch of sugary beach was once the retreat for Hawaiian royalty, and the...
Situated in the south Okanagan between Skaha Lake and Okanagan Lake, Penticton is a popular destination for several reasons. Families spend days chilling on the white sand beach, trying new water sports, strolling the boardwalk or tubing the seven-kilometre channel...
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