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This week, Kula Cloth launched a fundraiser that contributes to diversity in the outdoors. One hundred per cent of proceeds will go to organizations such as Black Lives Matters DC, Girl Ventures, Camp Founder Girls and Native Women’s Wilderness. If you’ve...
A tent is your portable palace, so it's important to take your time and pick one that you'll actually look forward to staying in at the end of the day. Use: Car camping or multi-day backpacking? Four-season or summer only? Be...
I’ve spent a lot of my career taking various people out in the woods, from troubled youth to greenhorn adults. It was always enjoyable—but it was always still a job. I carried a heavy burden; being responsible for making sure...
Let’s face it, we humans enjoy doing activities we’re good at because it makes us feel good about ourselves. Fragile little sapien egos need constant affirmation. I’m no different. With the increasingly limited windows I seem to have for recreation, I...
Female voices are underrepresented in the typically male-dominated outdoor adventure world. We want to change that narrative. Hiking, camping and canoeing are some of my favourite activities; however, I rarely do them alone. When trekking through the forest, I’m...
By Conor Mihell As a medium-sized city located on the doorstep of rugged northern Ontario wilderness and the heart of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste. Marie is rapidly emerging as one of Canada’s best outdoor towns. Locals have always recognized the...
While you likely have your favourite outdoor gear brands, here are a few Canadian companies you might not have considered before. Enjoy browsing! Based in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), this label was born in 2016 out of a struggle...
Cliff Jacobson is one of North America’s most respected outdoors writers and is the most published canoeing/camping writer of this century. His numerous titles have been translated into Spanish, German, French and Turkish with sales approaching one million copies. The...
Canada spans nearly 9.9 million square kilometres. We share this home with an amazing array of wildlife. Explore encourages North Americans to "live the adventure" while respecting wild spaces and all that live within them, from the tiniest creepy-crawlies to...
Marie Kondo’s cult of minimalism has arrived outside. Advances in design and materials allows gear to confidently function in multiple situations. Rather than a jacket for every condition or a shoe for every trail, we now have one that does...
You’re standing at the base of Mount Hallasan. You’re carrying a water bottle, a granola bar and your DSLR camera. You know you should’ve left the heavy Canon in your apartment back in Seoul, but you wanted to document this...
Jim Stevens is the Sales Manager at Eureka Canada and has been designing tents and other pieces of camp gear for well over two decades. He’s also been a good friend of mine for many years, and we've shared a...
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