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The alpha wolf is looking straight at me, its gaze steady and calm. I stare straight back at its beautiful grey face in awe. Which isn’t ideal. You’re not supposed to look a wolf directly in the eye. It can be...
My body was frozen in place. I gripped the kayak paddle with clenched hands, holding my breath as the white form of the beluga whale came directly towards, then underneath, my kayak. It slipped to the other side and broke...
When it comes to summer adventure, are you more of a Class V adrenaline junkie or a frequent farmers’ market shopper who loves to grill fresh produce after a round of frisbee golf? Both? Other? Whatever it is that floats your boat...
By 'Live the Adventure' Club Ambassador Nancy Besharah I didn't have a plan for raising my kids to be adventurers when I started out, so it's been pretty much learn-as-I-go. And while the journey hasn't been predictable or effortless, introducing our...
From the road, it’s less than a 30-minute hike to the entrance to Rat’s Nest and the start of a caving adventure that will get your heart rate soaring. Close to Banff, Alberta, in the quirky town of Canmore, with...
Dear Friend, Imagine, you opening up a package you receive in the mail from Explore Magazine. You open it up and attached to the magazine is a list of outdoor adventure challenges. Voila, you scour through the list of challenges and adrenaline...
Summers in Canada are full of warm sunny days just begging to be spent outdoors. There are countless trails across the country that would be great to hike this summer. But we’ve got one that should be on your list—and...
Visiting the famous beaches of Broward County? No doubt Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood are the basecamps for your getaway. But just because you’re beach-bound doesn’t mean your vacation should rely on sunbathing alone. You’ll find water sports and inland adventure...
Flowing 560 kilometres from the Mackenzie Mountains to the Liard River, Nahʔą Dehé (South Nahanni River) is one of Canada’s most spectacular waterways. An incomparable northern wilderness, Nahʔą Dehé harbours the deepest canyons, sacred sites such as Gahnįhthah (Rabbitkettle Tufa Mound)...
Growing up, one of my favourite weekend getaways was a trip to Jasper National Park. Jasper is an easy four-hour drive from my hometown of Grande Prairie, Alberta. As a teenager, I made semi-annual trips to fortify my snowboarding skills and...
In Golden, British Columbia, seasons aren’t as cut and dry as you might think. The spring months of April, May and June offer a crossover of the best bits of snowy winter and sunny summer. The long days keep getting longer...
Lying on the table, warm water churns around me. Seaweed scrub exfoliates my arms, legs and exposed skin. After spending a weekend exploring the wilderness around Ucluelet, I feel blissfully in tune with nature at Drift Spa. And the closeness...
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