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BC’s cities and larger towns—Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna and Abbotsford, for example—are known to be great jumping-off places for superb outdoor adventures. But some of the smaller places around the province are also home to amazing outdoor recreation activities, many of...
A crackling fire and roasting marshmallows or hotdogs while basking in the glow of a campfire is a time-honoured tradition for many families. It can be a memory that lasts a lifetime, or it can be a disaster waiting to...
Autumn is sweeping away summer with a blissful respite from the relentless heat—and all too soon, the chill seeps through my lightweight hiking clothes. It’s time to forgo shorts and sleeveless tees in favour of fleece, flannel and waterproof technology.
Bloating, cramps and achy backs make that time of the month extremely uncomfortable, and the thought of heading outdoors—where clean water and a hot shower can be elusive—seems too inconvenient and almost unbearable. But with proper preparation and the right...
There’s only one thing worse than carrying a heavy backpack on your outdoor adventure: forgetting the gear you need to ensure your safety, leaving yourself ill-equipped to handle emergency situations. Every hiker and camper should always carry these 10 essential items.
We believe there are plenty of good people out there who want to return your lost gear simply because they, too, know how devastating it can be to lose a sentimental item. Or, perhaps, they are just looking for good...
It’s a beautiful day; the sun is shining—until you head up the mountain only to find yourself trapped in a raincloud with visibility so bad that all you can see is the snow under your feet. At some point during...
It’s already 25 degrees when I hit the trail at 9 a.m. The lush, sprawling wilderness of Golden Ears Provincial Park, located an hour east of Vancouver, is carved with endless hiking trails—and Evan’s Peak is one of the...
You might remember when I detailed what it’s like getting outside with a baby in winter several months ago. Now, my son is older, heavier, more awake, and his needs are growing. Thanks to balmy forecasts, we’re getting out more...
Staring down a display wall of hiking boots, brands and styles abound. Breaking in a new set of hikers is an investment—one not only measured in dollars but oftentimes blisters. We don’t mean to promote a follow-the-pack-mentality, but why take...
You don't have to travel far from the city to get some dirt under your feet (or wheels) thanks to Canada's vast urban trail networks. Discover wild spaces where you'd least expect them and enjoy all the rugged, off-road fun...
I must confess something: I’m not a very fast hiker. I love being outside in nature, huffing and puffing as I propel my legs up a mountain, sweat dripping down my spine. But hiking has never been a speedy activity for...
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