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Sigurd F. Olson said it best about the significance of good campsites: “Campsites are punctuation marks for the voyageur, signifying the end of the day. I may forget portages, rapids and lakes, which merge into a nebulous montage of the country...
By Maddie & Kiki, Weber Canada Certified Grill Experts As Canadians, we love our time outdoors and we love outdoor grilling even more—especially when warmer weather comes along. But there’s no need to merely dream of smoky, satisfying summer grill flavours.
Lindeman Lake is a gorgeous hiking trail, but the parking lot is closed in the winter. Due to the high elevation in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, the trail starts off snowy and icy. But can it be trekked in February?
By Lindsay Davies from ivebeenbit.ca I have to admit that when I first heard about Explore Magazine’s Live the Adventure Gear Box Subscription, I was a little bit skeptical. Subscription boxes are just one of the newest fads I’ve been bombarded...
Six months after a criminal act of vandalism grounded the Sea to Sky Gondola last August, thirty new cabins will begin taking guests up the mountain this Family Day long weekend. The reopening will include welcome speeches and the unvieling of...
This article is sponsored by Terre Boréale Hiking is a powerful tool to escape from the turmoil of our busy lives. When your feet follow the trail, your mind is left to wander the openness of your surroundings. In the...
Once again, Singles Awareness Day is upon us. If you’re not in a relationship or don’t care for roses, here are five Valentine’s Day date ideas that are significantly better than dinner and a movie. These ideas might not be...
Quetico Provincial Park’s story of John Tanner is one of the most unique stories of the north ever told. It's about the day he was shot and left for dead along the Maligne River. John Tanner was kidnapped by a Shawnee...
Canada’s wildlife draws international tourists and indicates the health of our environment. Human encounters, ocean pollutants and shrinking habitats are endangering wildlife. This issue recently became the focus for a new BUFF® ThermoNet® collection featuring endangered Canadian species with the...
If you’re an avid hiker, the idea of becoming a parent can be scary. Are you going to be trapped inside forever? Will you ever hike again? Taking a newborn hiking can feel intimidating in the warmer months, and even...
White pine needles contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and sodium. They also contain polyprenols, phytosterols and carotenoids, making a mighty antioxidant brew. White and black spruce needles have a high vitamin C, beta carotene, starch and...
Zippers. They’re everywhere. Start looking, and you’ll see: your pockets. Your pants. Your tent. Even your jacket relies on these little mechanisms! So, what happens when you break a zipper on the trail? In this gear review, online editor and community...
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