Hiking

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Gearing up for summer camping trips and hiking adventures? We've got you covered—here are just a few new gear items you'll want to check out for 2021: Believe it or not, bucket hats were a hot trend in 2020—and a...
This article is sponsored by Gem Trek Maps Well, that was unexpected. The last time we hiked this trail, the wide gravel bed was completely dry. This time, the ridge is out of reach across a rushing river...
This launch is a big step towards inclusivity from an industry that typically shows cis, white, straight-sized bodies as inspiration. However, most consumers do not fit this narrow mold of endurance athletes, which creates a gap between representation and who...
If you’re one of our avid readers (welcome back!), you’ve likely heard about our Live the Adventure Club Gear Box. Or perhaps you’re already a member of the best subscription box in Canada. This spring, we shipped out over one thousand...
Outdoor adventures are food for the soul at any point in our lives. But during a pandemic, getting out into nature is a necessity for many of us to maintain a positive mindset. We must remember that the ability to...
Blisters suck. I still remember walking around a beautiful garden in South Africa, gritting my teeth because the sides of my toes were swelling and rubbing in my (cute but very uncomfortable) sandals. The founder of BlistWool has a more intense...
If your idea of a great weekend is to head off and discover a new trail—you’re not alone. A recent national poll indicated that 43 per cent of Canadians travelling domestically this year are considering using trails as part of...
Some trails blossom naturally over time, while others seem to spring up out of nowhere. British Columbia has long been known for its natural beauty through paths covered in evergreen coniferous trees, stunning views of snow-peaked mountains and sun-soaked oceans—sometimes...
Myia Antone didn’t grow up climbing, mountain biking or kayaking in her hometown of Squamish, British Columbia. Despite living in an area renowned for its backcountry, nobody else in her family skied, hiked or paddled either. Instead, for this young leader...
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up outside. Beyond base layers, mid layers, outer layers and everything you need for a roaring campfire, the best gear item to bring on chilly outdoor adventures is a portable puffy blanket. Down is...
It can be a challenge to get enough liquid in on winter adventures if you are not prepared. You might not even feel thirsty. Because your body directs less blood towards your peripheries and instead sends it internally, your insides...
It’s no secret that the Lower Mainland boasts a bounty of beautiful hiking spots, which is why our trails lure considerable crowds and cause pesky parking problems during the warmer summer months. But in the fall, when the weather cools...
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