Backcountry Skiing 101: Avalanche Safety
It 19s the backcountry skier 19s number-one concern: avalanches. Here are some quick tips for heading out in the backcountry 14 take an official avalanche...
Getting Started: Backcountry Skiing Tips
Are you looking to get started in backcountry skiing or snowboarding this year? Here are some gear selection and technique tips to get you on...
Hypothermia and Frostbite 101
Polar vortex? Arctic mass? Canadian winters are serious business. Learn the basics of identifying, preventing and treating hypothermia and frostbite.
3 Essential Camping Skills
So you can set up a tent in two minutes, roast a marshmallow to perfection and you’re a pro backpack-packer? Well, here are three more...
How to Photograph Star Trails
Looking to photograph some spectacular star trails this autumn? Here are some handy tips for pro-level results:
Learn to Surf: 3 Essential Steps
Looking to catch a wave this summer? Hannah Stevenson from Pacific Surf School in Tofino, BC offers three quick tips to get you started in...
Outdoors Skills: Predict the Weather
Assuming you’re lacking cell coverage and can’t access the Weather Network app, here are six techniques for old-school weather prediction:
SUP Skills: How to Paddle a Stand-Up Paddleboard
It's the fastest-growing watersport segment in North America, yet stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) still intimidates a lot of would-be watermen and waterwomen. Here are some quick...
5 Essential Summer Skills
Since summer is fleeting, it's important to master the skills to make the most out of every day. So here are 5 Essential Summer Skills,
Explore Interview Series: Cimber Sean McColl
Explore Interview Series: Cimber Sean McColl. Explore Magazine caught up with pro-climber Sean McColl to talk about his success, motivation and why he likes to...
Explore Interview Series: Survivalist Les Stroud
Explore Interview Series: Survivalist Les Stroud. Explore Magazine caught up with Les Stroud — Survivorman himself — to chat about how he got started in...
Explore Interview Series: Kayaker Adam van Koeverden
Explore Interview Series: Kayaker Adam van Koeverden. Explore Magazine caught up with Olympic Sprint Kayaker Adam van Koeveren to chat about kayaking —for medals and...
Explore Interview Series: Surfer Peter Devries
Explore Interview Series: Surfer Peter Devries. Explore Magazine caught up with Vancouver Island-based pro surfer Peter Devries to chat about surf culture and what it...
10 Essential Skills for the Outdoorsperson
With the weather warming and spring-summer camping/hiking/paddling season coming up, it's time to brush up on your backcountry skills and ensure you're up to the...
How to Boil Water For Safe Consumption
Modern water purification tablets have come a long way since those awful iodine tablets, and filters work well too — but what if you are...
Shoot like a pro: Action and adventure
Kick up your action and adventure shots with these tips from some of Canada's top outdoor photographers
Bear Safety 101
Bear Safety: it’s never too early to educate yourself for next year’s camping season. Here are some tactics for dealing with bears in the bushes:...
How to Make Waterproof Matches
Use this simple trick to turn conventional wooden matches into military-grade waterproof fire starters:
How to make ground-to-air signals
If plane pick-up and drop-off is part of your backcountry trip, this is a handy skill to have.
Survive Any Disaster
Master these outdoors survival skills and you'll be able to handle anything that comes your way.