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Lisa Franks is used to overcoming adversity. “I was fourteen and was jumping on the trampoline,” says Franks. “I felt really funny but went to bed not thinking anything of it. When I woke up and tried to get up...
There is no better country on Earth than our own to lace up your boots, toss on your pack and explore. We have desert. We have alpine. We have grasslands. Lake country. Ocean shores. Boreal. Carolinian. Rainforest. Tundra. Taiga. Volcanoes.
Sault Ste. Marie is one of Northern Ontario’s best adventure hubs. Not only does this bordertown offer access to trails right in the city, but extend your reach a little further and you can easily access splendid provincial parks like...
Nature’s prescription has multiple active ingredients, including aromatic phytoncides, negative air ions, soil mycobacterium, biodiversity, natural sights and sounds, decreased air pollution and an escape from city heat and violence. Many of the 40 benefits below can be traced back...
The Canadian Rocky Mountains are home to some of the most picture-perfect attractions on the planet. With soaring mountains, blue-green lakes, lush forests, towering waterfalls and unique wildlife, the Rocky Mountains are truly breathtaking and one of the best ways...
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...
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...
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