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"Walking is man’s best medicine."– Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, 460-377 B.C. I’m now halfway through a condensed college/high school course that’s not online; it’s a face-to-face (actually, mask-to-mask) Outdoor Skills course. Challenge excepted—basically because no one else wanted the...
I always feel refreshed after a quick camping trip. Sure, my back might ache from the deflated air mattress and my muscles may be tense from shivering in frigid overnight temperatures—but something still feels right about sleeping outside. The benefits of...
It sounded like a truck was idling right outside our tent at 8:30 a.m. BC Park’s official policy states generator use is permitted between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., but no one...
Don’t put your paddling gear away yet. Fall is one of the best times to get out there. There are no mosquitoes buzzing in your ear, the autumn colours are stunning, the days are usually sunny and the nights are...
You might not know your dessert fork from your salad fork, but in the outdoor adventure community, there’s an unspoken understanding of how to behave. We all need to be respectful and informed—especially as more Canadians get outside during the...
Why let thin material get between you and the sunset sky, stunning sunrise, fresh breeze and sounds of nature? Here are six tips for camping under the stars—without a tent—that will help you enjoy an adventurous snooze in the great...
Around six years ago, Globalstar’s SPOT one-way satellite device helped launch the possibility of a reliable, affordable and simple piece of technology to keep in contact with others back home, let them know you’re safe and send an alert or...
It seems like everyone is shopping online this year. After all, why wait in line, physically distance and strap on a face mask when you can have anything and everything dropped off on your front porch? There is one major downside...
Southwestern Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region was the latest catalyst for a reminiscent journey. There’s something calming about going back to the familiar; a place you grew up in and places you’ve once visited frequently and gathered fond memories from. I spent a...
Whether you're going camping for the first time and don't know what to cook or you’ve made a last-minute campsite reservation and need an easy meal plan now... ... scroll down for affordable, delicious and super simple campsite meals for your...
Hooray—you’re going camping! Whether this is your first time pitching a tent or you need a refresher as you pack, below you’ll find a very basic packing list for two to three nights at a campsite. Every campground is different. First...
We were up early on day six and ended up in our fifth park—Neys—by noon. This was our second favourite park of the trip. We ended up staying two nights here as well. Our site was directly across from the...
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