Hiking

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It always starts with an itch; an itch to travel to a new corner of the globe, experience something new and explore a challenging environment that’s unforgiving to most people. This time, it was the mountains I was itching for.
Sometimes it can be challenging to motivate kids to swap their screen time for time in nature, especially in cold or dreary weather. Luckily, food can be an excellent motivator, and a thoughtfully curated backpack full of snacks can...
One by one our hiking party of six had atrophied to one: Me. I was the last man standing. At 68, I recognize time waits for no one. Yes, the Great Divide Trail (GDT) would still be there next year,
Quikcord is a paracord organizer and dispenser that allows users to access up to 7.5 metres of tangle-free paracord at a moment’s notice. Its lightweight yet durable shell also comes equipped with a built-in blade and an emergency nighttime signal...
So, you did it! You made the decision to pack up all your belongings into a single bag—or three, depending on how much junk you have—and move to Whistler. Well, strap yourself in because it’s not all as it seems. Having...
Winter hikes with a baby are dominated by two thoughts. One, is he too cold? Two, poop. While the kiddo was still snug in my belly, safely hidden from the elements and constantly fed and cleaned, it was easy to assume that our...
Welcome to the official unboxing of Explore Magazine's 'Live the Adventure' Club Gear Box—WINTER 2021/22! We're pumped to share the unboxing with you! This is one of our most popular boxes—with a customized item made for members from a favourite outdoor...
Single-use, disposable items, fast fashion outdoor apparel and even flimsy discount tents litter the environment we claim to love. Even items that seem recyclable, like plastic jugs of laundry detergent used to clean your hiking clothes, often end up in...
Barbara Hilden, curator of MONOVA, which opened on December 4th, 2021, says the history of mountaineering has been woven into the very fabric of life on the North Shore. “Our early evaluations of what stories the museum should tell showed...
Love don’t cost a thing—but Christmas gifts often do. Why not treat the outdoor adventurer in your life to something homemade, an activity together or an upcycled gear item? When purchasing presents, we often overlook the true cost behind an item—the...
From your head to your toes, here are 15 pieces of outdoor gear for all your upcoming winter adventures. This is a classic toque with two-layer LIFA Merino Construction for the best performance, breathability and warmth during your favourite winter...
Whether you're a hiker, runner, paddler or gym-goer, we all want new ways to track our performance, get on schedule, improve our fitness and stay safe out there. Enter the GARMIN Forerunner 45S, specifically designed for runners with smaller wrists. Did this...
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