Adventure

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We all suffer from not being fully engaged. It’s hard, but so is the everyday swirl of life. Don’t fret, the workplace hamster-wheel can be reset by powder to the face, snowshoeing in the woods and taking time to learn...
So you don't ski or snowboard, but don’t want to be left out of a winter trip? As a snowboarder who suffered a serious past injury, I started to wonder what a winter getaway would look like without shredding a...
As I skier, I can get trapped in a box. I have my favourite hills—the ones I return to over and over whenever Ullr summons. Thankfully, as a Vancouverite, the hill I call my own is pretty good. From my house, I’ll...
Only a 50-minute drive from Vancouver and a 1.5-hour hike up a mountain, I was sliding on slick ice and crunching through frost-crusted snow. In October. For a good chunk of Canadians, this might not seem so impressive. Growing up in Alberta...
I always seem to get into a bit of a funk at this time of year. My big summer trip is over, and the next expedition seems too far away to be real. Ellesmere Island in May 2020? Might as...
When I arrived in Mammoth Lakes, I had no idea I'd be leaving a little part of my heart there—which, as I'd learn, isn't totally uncommon. I met more than a few Canadians who came for the winter season and...
We stand in silence, barely moving. Over the sound of rushing water, I strain my ears to listen for the crack of a twig, a rustle in the bushes near the river. Sounds that would indicate something large stirring nearby. Something...
Experiencing the wild of Churchill, Manitoba is a right of passage for many adventurers. The popularity of this tiny northern Manitoba town has grown, thanks to better access and services for the influx of travellers. Families are the latest group...
Found on the eastern shore of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is surrounded by pine forest, parks, vineyards, orchards and mountains. It's an ideal destination for those seeking outdoor adventure in one of Canada’s prettiest landscapes. Bike fanatics will want to cruise trails...
Smartphones, laptops, iPads—there's no shortage of portable screens in the typical North American household. As amazing as technology can be, it also limits face-to-face interaction between families, friends and couples. Staring at a handheld device all day can't be good...
Todd McGowan and I paddled into Helsinki harbour 800 kilometres after beginning our canoe journey in the village of Nurmes 20 days ago. Along the way, we passed through Finland’s Lakeland, travelled the length of the Kymijoki River and paddled...
By 'Live the Adventure' Club Ambassador Stephanie Huff There are many outdoor adventure options for families near Edmonton, Alberta. Explore national parks teeming with wildlife, trek lakeside hiking trails and discover hidden gems right within the city limits. So, whether you’re...
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