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Don’t run away from winter—run towards epic events that celebrate Canada’s snowy season. In the Kootenays, explorers welcome winter with the third annual Winter Kickoff Carnival & Events. Several communities, from Kaslo to Nelson, will feature holiday activities from November 21st...
I’m a snacker. At any given time, you can find me within arm’s reach of a granola bar, apple or something sweet to nibble on. Since I spend a good chunk of my time outside, I’m especially drawn to portable...
I asked well-known film maker and YouTube celebrity, Chris Prouse, the ultimate question during a recent Happy Camper Whisky Fireside Chat: Why spend your work week filming for clients, and then do the same for your outdoor-oriented YouTube channel during...
From November 24th to December 8th, Western Canadians can join Canadian Geographic photographer-in-residence Scott Forsyth and musician David Newland on tour to connect through images, stories and songs. These Canadian explorers draw inspiration from Canada’s majestic landscape and history. Forsyth recently...
Technical winter hiking boots open trails for explorers with cold feet. Merrell’s Thermo Freeze Mid Waterproof was designed with wet ice and slippery inclines in mind. Rigorously tested on uphill climbs and worn in freezing temperatures, numerous features pack a...
As I skier, I can get trapped in a box. I have my favourite hills—the ones I return to over and over whenever Ullr summons. Thankfully, as a Vancouverite, the hill I call my own is pretty good. From my house, I’ll...
By Conor Mihell Cradled by the ancient mountains of the Canadian Shield and surrounded by freshwater seas, locals have always known the community of Sault Ste. Marie (pop. 70,000) to be an epicentre of outdoor adventure. Exceptionally snowy winters support vast...
Story and Photos by Ngaio Hotte (IG: @creeks.and.peaks) Temperatures are falling, days are getting shorter and last weekend, the clocks clicked back an hour, so sunset is even earlier. The combination of these factors means that folks heading out...
Only a 50-minute drive from Vancouver and a 1.5-hour hike up a mountain, I was sliding on slick ice and crunching through frost-crusted snow. In October. For a good chunk of Canadians, this might not seem so impressive. Growing up in Alberta...
I arrived at the YMCA Camp Millar on Sturgeon Lake on the Thursday of the legendary Minnesota’s annual Winter Camping Symposium. It was the first day of this four-day event, and only half the participants had turned up, but there...
Dry, chapped skin is so common in the colder months that it has its own nickname: Winter Itch. Skin care professionals debate causes that lead to flaky, scratchy patches, which are often prominent on exposed skin, like your hands and...
From gear for you, gear for your dog, to tasty snacks and self-care products... Explore staffers are obsessing over these 12 outdoor adventure items—find out why. ($200; yeti.com) For sopping wetsuits, muddy gumboots, heavy camp kitchen gear or whatever else you can...
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