Hiking

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Canada boasts sky-blue glaciers, semi-arid deserts, temperate rainforests and oceanside hiking trails. No matter which province or territory you reside in, nature isn't far away. We've compiled over 300 outdoor adventures and incredible hiking trails to explore across the country:...
This article was sponsored by Q Hydration Hydration and energy are key components to a healthy, safe, enjoyable hike. Without adequate energy, completing even simple, short treks can be difficult—and even dangerous. Dehydration can befall all levels of adventure athletes...
While trudging up to the summit of our local ski hill, my best friend and I made a pact. The following year we’d go on a self-propelled trip from our doorsteps in Jasper, Alberta to Puerto Palomas, Mexico. We’d start...
Many of Canada’s mountains are named after politicians and European explorers. Thus, Watermelon Peak in Banff National Park stands out. Apparently, the first ascent party in 1966 carried a five-kilogram watermelon to the summit and ate it. Times were...
Lindeman Lake is a gorgeous hiking trail, but the parking lot is closed in the winter. Due to the high elevation in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, the trail starts off snowy and icy. But can it be trekked in February?
By Lindsay Davies from ivebeenbit.ca For many people, the thought of winter is shudder-inducing. Here in Canada, winter is a stark reality. Rather than groaning about the chilly temperatures, I suggest making the most of it! One of the ways...
With a growing number of Canadians making their way off the couch and onto the trails, park management is struggling to keep up. Trail erosion, litter, parking congestion and human and animal waste are just a few of the mounting...
Technical winter hiking boots open trails for explorers with cold feet. Merrell’s Thermo Freeze Mid Waterproof was designed with wet ice and slippery inclines in mind. Rigorously tested on uphill climbs and worn in freezing temperatures, numerous features pack a...
Story and Photos by Ngaio Hotte (IG: @creeks.and.peaks) Temperatures are falling, days are getting shorter and last weekend, the clocks clicked back an hour, so sunset is even earlier. The combination of these factors means that folks heading out...
You don’t have to spend a lot to get great gear. Here are three essentials that won't break the bank. Osprey Rook 65 The Rook has everything you need in a multi-day pack: a ventilated back panel that’s customizable and super comfortable...
Story and Photos by Ngaio Hotte (IG: @creeks.and.peaks) Having the right outdoor adventure buddy can mean the difference between a fun day in nature and an experience that leaves you feeling turned off—or worse, in danger. With a growing...
Setting yourself up to go the extra mile creates possibilities. Knock off a longer trip in less time. Arrive at the campsite with more energy. Find more time for casting a line, soaking in the view, bagging a peak or...
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