Hiking

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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...
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 number of hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts connecting through...
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...
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