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I was so nervous to encounter my first bear. The anticipation that I’d built up in my mind threatened to overwhelm me when I saw its brown, furry head pop up from behind a tree trunk just metres away.
I slapped the skins on my skis, tied into the rope team and began ascending one of the many mountains surrounding the Pika Glacier. With views of Denali to my left, my skis slid smoothly over the sun-cupped glacial terrain.
The snow crunches beneath the dull metal teeth on my rented MSR snowshoes. Overhead, a black thread laced with yellow bulbs illuminates our way through the evergreens. On the surrounding trees, colourful lights weave around tree trunks and dangle...
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.
Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. Our boots crunch across the cold, crisp snow. It's a star-filled winter night in Banff, Alberta. Although the sun has set, there are still plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures. Banff comes alive at night—and not just...
Frozen falls make the coolest formations. Take a special winter hike to marvel at the water as it stands still for winter. Prepare to experience awe. At 40 metres high, Kakabeka Falls is the second-highest waterfall in Ontario (the first...
It’s official—winter is here! And while our natural instinct might be to hibernate, we can also discover how to enjoy and embrace all that winter has to offer with these top experiences in South Eastern Ontario. With 800 acres...
Lately, you likely have staycation goals to get out and visit more parks within your own province, or maybe you have been itching all year to set out on a road trip. You might even be looking for interprovincial day...
The turquoise hues of Lake Louise and its neighbouring Lake Moraine attract visitors from near and far. The surrounding wilderness is ripe for exploring. The area is home to a phenomenal network of trails that offer a serene natural ambience, an...
Sault Ste. Marie is one of Northern Ontario’s best adventure hubs. Not only does this bordertown offer access to trails right in the city, but extend your reach a little further and you can easily access splendid provincial parks like...
New Brunswick is a beautiful province on the east coast of Canada. These 10 hikes showcase the nature around the province’s capital, Fredericton. Length: 1.8 km Elevation gain: Minimal This easy and short, out-and-back trail is located 60 kilometres from Fredericton. You’ll...
Less than 10,000 people live in Dauphin, a community that’s known as a warm and welcoming place surrounded by rich farmland. There are a ton of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, so lace up your shoes and get out on...
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