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Ticks have increased dramatically throughout Ontario and Quebec this season; and so has the risk of Lyme disease. They were out early as well (thanks to global warming, once again). By the end of March, I started a routine tick...
With its patchwork of fields, forests, rolling hills, red sandstone capes and quiet sandy beaches, there is no better way to enjoy Prince Edward Island than on foot. While less wild than many Canadian provinces, the Island’s unique beauty and charm...
Whether you are on the open road or your favourite single track in the woods, you need a helmet to stay safe cycling. The Bliz Alpha is an ultra-breathable helmet with a specifically designed Airflow Ventilation System™. It’s lightweight (220...
Prince George is British Columbia’s gateway to the north—and your gateway to adventure. The largest city in Northern BC offers easy access to hiking trails ranging from short, accessible jaunts right in-town to wilderness expeditions in the dense forests and...
For some, a hike is only about the mountains, but for others, it’s also about the beaches, the waterfalls and the ability to “bathe” in nature. If that sounds like your cup of tea (or in this case, Nalgene-filled-with-electrolytes), don’t...
Ranging from the expansive Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan, which protects the ancient prairie landscape, to the tiny fragile habitat of Whaleboat Island Marine Provincial Park in B.C.’s Salish Sea, to the windswept, former whaling station in Red Bay, Newfoundland...
Saint John is the only city on the famous Bay of Fundy—this means the coastline and ecosystems are forged in harmony with the massive, 16-metre tides that ebb and flow here. Wild coast with expansive views? Check. Lush forests with...
The largest population centre in New Brunswick is also a hiking hub. With access to lush mixed-woods forest, lofty hills and mountains and the Fundy Coast—options seem endless. Where to begin? Scroll through our hand-picked list of the best hikes near...
Close to the mountains and foothills, and the gateway to the prairies, Calgary is a prime starting point for campers. Whether you’re looking to escape into the Rockies for a few nights or need a quiet lakefront family getaway close...
This article was sponsored by Stoko Knee pain and injury are common ailments for hikers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts. The traditional rigid knee brace hasn’t changed in design for over 50 years—until now. We’re sharing advice from two Canadian Olympians—gymnast Scott...
Ontario’s Upper French River gets some motorboat traffic from its historic cottages and fishing lodges. It’s been a mecca for anglers and camp owners for quite a few decades (the first tourist camps opened here in the early 1900s). But...
The small town of Smithers in the Bulkley Valley punches above its weight with incredible outdoor adventure opportunities showcasing the natural beauty of its mountains, glaciers, lakes and even an ancient fossil bed. The terrain is vast and wild, and...
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