Camping

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Forget the store-bought dehydrated meals for your next trip. They’re costly and not very creative. Dehydrate your own veggies, meat and sauces and pick up one, or all, of these new books that do a great job explaining how it’s...
A crackling campfire is one of the most nostalgic activities of any camping trip. It creates a warm ambiance for a singalong, cookout or ghost story, and knowing how to start one is an important safety tool for anyone travelling...
What’s useful and what isn’t? There is no definitive answer as everyone has their preferences. Who else thinks taking a comb on a backpacking trip is laughable? I watched a guy talk about his base weight of less than eight...
Six years ago film maker Dianne Whelan set out to hike, bike, snowshoe, ski and canoe along The Trans Canada Trail (The Great Trail), the world’s longest recreational trail, connecting the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans. Recently, on August 1st,
This article was sponsored by SABRE Dog spray and bear spray are staple gear items for many adventurers, but what’s the difference between the two? Carrying dog spray or bear spray gives you the confidence to adventure farther and explore more.
I love camping! There are a plethora of beautiful campgrounds and scenic spots to pitch a tent near Vancouver. Here are just 12 of our favourites: Alice Lake, Alice Lake Provincial Park As a base for exploring north of Squamish,
Ticks have increased dramatically throughout Ontario and Quebec this season; and so has the risk of Lyme disease. They were out early as well (thanks to global warming, once again). By the end of March, I started a routine tick...
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...
Ontario’s Upper French River gets some motorboat traffic from its historic cottages and fishing lodges. It’s been a mecca for anglers and camp owners for quite a few decades (the first tourist camps opened here in the early 1900s). But...
For the third—and last—portion of my Southwestern Ontario camping road tour Kristine and I (and the dogs) moved inland, keeping to some lesser-known campgrounds at Conservation Areas. I worked for the Conservation Authorities throughout the 1980s and it was good...
Whether you’re an experienced multi-day tripper or new to the world of tents and sleeping bags, there’s nothing like a camping getaway. Load up your backpack or the car’s trunk and escape from the city at one of these great...
This article is sponsored by Unightie Did you know that sleep is one of the most important factors of any camping trip, overnight hike or multi-day outdoor adventure? Waking up after a good night's sleep does more than provide energy...
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