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By Vivian Chung For outdoor adventurers thinking about conquering an overnight hike for the first time this summer, there’s no reason to be hesitant. Though it may sound daunting to leave the comforts of home on a multi-day journey into the...
Do you return home with a phone full of photos after a hike, camp or paddle? The overused saying that a picture is worth a thousand words might be true, but it is still just a 2D reminder of a...
By Mario Rigby I started to experience the lack of diversity in the outdoors and the outdoor industry when I started researching how to go on exceptionally long hikes. I was training for my expedition to walk across Africa, a...
It was nice to escape the “norms” of our COVID-19 world for awhile and enjoy a week of paddling in Algonquin. No social distancing, no bathing in hand sanitizer, no masks and no stress. I was alone the entire week...
This summer won't look like last. But there are still loads of opportunities to get outside and explore—whether that means the trails within walking distance of your house, or a regional road trip. And no matter what you tackle this season...
By Lora Pope While this year has changed many of our travel plans, it’s also provided an opportunity to discover the amazing nature in our own backyard. I returned to my hometown of St. John’s, Newfoundland after years of living...
By Sophie Lyons “Slowly, step by step, with gorgeous views waiting at the top of every climb, I realized how important it is to not restrict nature to local or urban parks for those with mobility and health conditions.” It was...
I think we can all agree that you don’t have to hop on an airplane to go on vacation. I’ve experienced just a fraction of what Ontario has to offer, and I still find myself speechless when exploring. Sometimes, I...
Is it just me or are the bugs absolutely horrible this season? I just finished two back-to-back trips and was so happy to finally be free of pulling ticks off my pant legs, swatting at deer flies buzzing around my...
Back in May, my roommate and I set up a patio campsite. We were in the initial weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, committed to hiding inside save for quick grocery trips, and still in the early stages of laughing at...
If you think that 'Beautiful British Columbia' is a trite moniker, it's time to get off the sofa. This province is home to ten major mountain ranges and a host of lakes, rivers and waterfalls, plus the shoreline of the...
Growing up as a girl of mixed race in a predominantly white community in Vancouver, BC, I was used to standing out amongst my fellow adventurers. From cycling the city’s seawalls to hiking the trails of Vancouver’s North Shore, I...
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