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The early spring and the lack of the usual cold-hot-cold temperatures across most of Canada this time around has created a perfect storm for biting insects—especially the pesky mosquito. Sales of repellents, bug screens and pretty much and other product...
Everyone deserves to feel safe, comfortable and respected in the outdoors. Unfortunately, women are constantly on guard for potential threats. We're often cautioned with tips about how to stay safe while travelling and adventuring—or actively discouraged from going at all. Too...
Travelling in a self-contained vehicle, or “vanlife” as it is better known on social media, existed long before Covid-19, but when the pandemic hit, van living took on a life of its own. The hashtag #vanlife now has over 9.8...
I had the privilege of interviewing David Pelly for one of my latest pandemic lockdown whisky fireside chats. He’s a well-known writer and modern-day explorer in the Arctic, publishing a dozen books and hundreds of magazine articles on the North’s...
Forty years later, explore is still on newsstands coast-to-coast; we’ve expanded to create a unique subscription box, popular podcast and a trusted online magazine, drawing in readers from around the world. In 2021, we are excited to celebrate 40 years of...
We can hear the sound of gulls wheeling about overhead, accompanied by the peaceful whoosh of the waves as they hit the shore. The scent of sand and seaweed permeates the air, and a refreshing ocean breeze caresses our skin;...
THAT'S what I've been waiting for. THAT'S what I didn't even know I needed. I can think of quite a few items... Like a sleeping bag with a built-in air-mat... Or winter hiking boots with built-in steel lugs... Or an LED lantern that also zaps...
This launch is a big step towards inclusivity from an industry that typically shows cis, white, straight-sized bodies as inspiration. However, most consumers do not fit this narrow mold of endurance athletes, which creates a gap between representation and who...
If you’re one of our avid readers (welcome back!), you’ve likely heard about our Live the Adventure Club Gear Box. Or perhaps you’re already a member of the best subscription box in Canada. This spring, we shipped out over one thousand...
Sponsored by Tourism Golden From epic high-mountain hikes to family-friendly rafting trips, Golden has something for everyone. This outdoor adventure hotspot in British Columbia will entice adventurers while providing accessible options. In 2021, it is more important than ever to...
TO MY DEAR MOUNTAIN GUESTS... Will Gadd pens an open letter about some hard mountain truths Many people hire guides and instructors because, statistically, we do a good job keeping ourselves and our guests reasonably safe in beautiful but inherently dangerous places.
Anxiety is building amongst the seasoned campers. It’s estimated that the swarm of new Covid campers will quadruple in 2021. Once the weather warms, and the pandemic lockdowns are lifted, there will be hordes of newbies pitching camp and wandering...
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