Hiking

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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...
These four gear items by Avventura Outdoors are innovative pieces for hikes big and small. Whether you’re a trail runner, wet-weather wanderer or snowy trekker, these new gear items will improve your hiking experience: Is your backpack bulky? Heavy? Do...
Getting the kids motivated for a hike in the great outdoors is easy when an ocean view is guaranteed from every vantage point. Whether it’s a mini wildlife safari with the littles or great oceanside adventures with teens, these eight...
By John Woods from All Things Dogs The day you brought your furry best friend into your life may have been the day you decided that you’d only go on an adventure if he could come along. Before you head into the...
Winter is one of the most beautiful times of the year for an outdoor adventure. But a cold-weather hike can quickly turn miserable (and even dangerous) if you’re not properly prepared. Before you hit those snow-laden hills, check out these...
South Africa is a country of contrasts. From the barren bush and colourful wildlife north of Johannesburg to the turquoise ocean and sandstone mountains south of Cape Town, there is so much to see and do in this vibrant nation.
One of the most common and annoying injuries hikers suffer on the trails are red, angry, swollen blisters. Luckily, they are also easily avoidable. Consider the below information to avoid getting blisters on long hikes. Most of us understand that new...
Kelownafornians are notorious dog lovers. You’ll find adventurers exploring with their pups throughout this lake-side city. Whether you’re walking your dog or your dog is walking you, there are plenty of amazing dog-friendly trails to choose from in Kelowna. Below...
You wouldn't know it by just looking, but the Hamilton area houses over one hundred waterfalls. With most of them in proximity to the city centre, you won’t have to venture far for an afternoon away from the GTA noise.
Most of the hiking trails around Quebec City are not meant for a mid-day stroll—they ask that you go all in or stay at home. There are mountains close to the city, but on these trails, you'll feel as though...
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