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Like many others, I was inspired (or was it forced?) by this summer’s travel restrictions to venture into the woods. “I need a holiday,” my friend Hannah told me on one of our many Zoom calls. “Well, where exactly do you...
I was unpacking my winter camping gear to get ready for the cold season and found that my cotton canvas anorak was full of black mold. Oh, the horror! It was stored in a waterproof bag and tucked away in my tiny...
I met Ben Kraushaar at the 2019 edition of the Banff International Film and Book Festival after the showing of a film he'd made. The tall, amiable resident of Laramie, Wyoming had an easy way about him, and we ended...
It all started with a lost fishing rod. Robert was fly fishing at a local river near Boise, Idaho, when he found an abandoned fly rod. Like most outdoors folk, he wanted to return it to the owner. However, there was...
“Ok. Put your foot on the brake, like so, and don’t let go until I say so.” I shuffle into the ready position, hold my foot down and grip the bar, honing in on the guide’s instructions. My dog team’s yelps...
It’s about to happen out there. The shoulder season is about to end, the lakes are about to freeze, the creeks turn to slush and the snow is about to fall (if it isn’t already). Bring it on. I love...
Cooler weather calls for cozy campfires, crisp autumn leaves and the first dusting of snow on high mountain peaks. Are you equipped to get outside and explore? Men’s GORE-TEX Salomon Boots When it comes to rainy autumn hikes, we gravitate towards...
With its rare yellow larch trees and abundance of apple orchards, autumn is arguably the best month to explore your backyard in Seattle. Whether you want a secluded overnight adventure or a nostalgic day trip, here are 10 ways to...
Considered by many travellers to be the home of Canada’s greatest wild river, Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories brings a whole new meaning to the term “untouched wilderness.” The park is vast, pristine and jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Serpentine aquamarine...
Some of you might remember the show MacGyver. He was known to use his genius-level intellect, making use of common items such as paper clip, to get himself out of life-threatening circumstances. Some of you might also remember the Mr.
Welcome to episode 14 of Explore Magazine’s Live the Adventure Podcast. Let's talk about adventure. About first descents of rivers like the Amazon and the Yenisey. About a human-powered circumnavigation of the globe. About resilience and determination. And let's talk about...
In Portland, you don’t have to travel far from the city to experience the best of fall. Whether you want convenience, coastal views or an escape from the crowds, these ten hikes near PDX make it easy to enjoy the...
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