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Why let thin material get between you and the sunset sky, stunning sunrise, fresh breeze and sounds of nature? Here are six tips for camping under the stars—without a tent—that will help you enjoy an adventurous snooze in the great...
Around six years ago, Globalstar’s SPOT one-way satellite device helped launch the possibility of a reliable, affordable and simple piece of technology to keep in contact with others back home, let them know you’re safe and send an alert or...
Welcome to episode 13 of Explore Magazine’s Live the Adventure Podcast. What is "active transportation?" What does it mean to you? Why are bikes more popular in 2020 than ever before? How can we make our cities and highways safer for all...
If the adventurous spirit wasn’t engaged before landing on Louie Lagoon—it was now. The flight to Nootka Island from Gold River, while short, had been a bumpy one and the landing even more so with a strong westerly blowing off...
Mornings have changed. Summer’s humid, muggy air is giving way to a slight chill with a hint of fog. Autumn weather transitions us into cozy knit sweaters, warm beverages in hand. I’m eager to witness the brilliant autumn colours on...
It seems like everyone is shopping online this year. After all, why wait in line, physically distance and strap on a face mask when you can have anything and everything dropped off on your front porch? There is one major downside...
September is a month for adventure. Cooler temperatures mean hiking is better. Wildlife is generally more active than in the summer—a watcher's dream. Nights get darker and the sky is alive with stars (or Northern Lights). Yet the weather is...
Here we are again, hiding indoors instead of heading out on our usual hikes and camping trips. Staring out through windows at hazy silhouettes of buildings, trees, landscapes. In the mountains, Search and Rescue team members don N-95 masks to...
If you’ve never been to Idaho, prepare to be surprised. This northwestern state, known almost comically for its potatoes, offers far more than a starchy staple for those willing to explore. Pristine waterways, world-class recreation and untapped wilderness await in...
Southwestern Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region was the latest catalyst for a reminiscent journey. There’s something calming about going back to the familiar; a place you grew up in and places you’ve once visited frequently and gathered fond memories from. I spent a...
The following is an excerpt from ‘Pedal Pushers Coast-to-Coast’ by Marianne Worth Rudd I thought I had Terry figured out. I thought our bike trip was about getting somewhere. Was I ever mistaken. I spent years imaging this trip, but I failed...
The “murder hornet,” better known as the Asian Giant Hornet, made its debut in the public eye earlier this year, sparking fear and suspicion of anything striped in the outdoors. Neighbours assured me their friend had been chased by one while...
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