Hiking

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There’s no shortage of little ponds and lakes within driving distance of this town, which straddles the Alberta Saskatchewan border. Keep getting outdoors all year-round during the long, cold winters and wet, warm summers to experience the variety of habitats...
This article was sponsored by SABRE Dog spray and bear spray are staple gear items for many adventurers, but what’s the difference between the two? Carrying dog spray or bear spray gives you the confidence to adventure farther and explore more.
For some, a hike is only about the mountains, but for others, it’s also about the beaches, the waterfalls and the ability to “bathe” in nature. If that sounds like your cup of tea (or in this case, Nalgene-filled-with-electrolytes), don’t...
Ranging from the expansive Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan, which protects the ancient prairie landscape, to the tiny fragile habitat of Whaleboat Island Marine Provincial Park in B.C.’s Salish Sea, to the windswept, former whaling station in Red Bay, Newfoundland...
This article was sponsored by Stoko Knee pain and injury are common ailments for hikers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts. The traditional rigid knee brace hasn’t changed in design for over 50 years—until now. We’re sharing advice from two Canadian Olympians—gymnast Scott...
Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with dramatic towering mountains, breathtaking ancient glaciers, lush forests, never-ending prairies and striking coastal shores. But no trip to Canada is complete without witnessing the country's scenic bodies of water...
There’s no need to go far to find a place to hike in and near this northern city. In fact, there are a wealth of trails winding through the heart of the town itself! Many of the trails listed below...
Streaks of red and patches of pink are not a sight I was expecting to see way up in the mountains. Out there, without the city’s foot and car traffic turning the pretty white fluff into brown slush, I assumed...
Located in Alberta, Medicine Hat is approximately 169 kilometres east of Lethbridge and 295 kilometres southeast of Calgary. Locals are treated to over 115 kilometres of hiking and biking trails, plus scenic options for canoe and kayak trips on the...
This article is sponsored by Unightie Did you know that sleep is one of the most important factors of any camping trip, overnight hike or multi-day outdoor adventure? Waking up after a good night's sleep does more than provide energy...
With the mountains only an hour-and-a-half drive away from this prairie city, Lethbridge and the surrounding area has a lot of hiking potential. Whether you decide to stay close to the city or take a drive in the direction of...
When my husband and I moved into interior British Columbia, we started a tally of the number of ticks we found on ourselves. Several times we ended up pantless and paranoid on a hillside, shaking out our clothes and rummaging...
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