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My friend’s recent death showed me once again how dangerous skiing can be. But maybe that’s why I like it My family is a fearful one. We were people who never really took to amusement park rides, never went scuba...
By Ryan Stuart & Jackie Davis Colin Angus, 35, Courtenay, B.C. Last May, Angus completed a 43,000-kilometre, 720-day human-powered circumnavigation of the globe. This year, he's "relaxing" with a six-month, 6,500-kilometre honeymoon with his new wife Julie Wafaei. (They got married...
Twenty ways to make the most of the cold Canadian winter 1. Skiing into a glacier Icefall Lodge is not only noteworthy for being B.C.'s newest backcountry lodge—with the largest area in the province-but also because guests have the chance to...
Your picks for the top Canadian adventures We asked you to choose Canada's ultimate adventure, even though, in a country with so many great outdoor adventures, it seems almost impossible to select just one as the best. But after the...
Want to have the best summer ever? Here's how If you'd like to try flying on the wild side, then head for Golden, B.C. Canadian Rockies Heli-Paragliding is pioneering the use of helicopters to reach remote launch sites for tandem paraglide...
Who's afraid of the big bad coyote? Not many of us. But we should be. For our sake and theirs. It was getting late in the season when Taylor Mitchell decided to go for a hike in Nova Scotia's Cape...
Last winter, a couple skied beyond the boundaries of a B.C. ski resort into a life-and-death ordeal. And though their SOS signals were reported, no searchers came looking. What went wrong? It was a crisp, clear morning February 15, 2009,
There are lots of things every Canadian should do at least once. Here's 12 of them 1. Stand at Portage and Main So maybe there are colder places on this planet than downtown Winnipeg in the middle of January. But when that...
The story of one incredible adventurer - a dog. The first thing I noticed about Norm Winter, the mountain guide I'd hired to help a group of us reach the summit of Mount Baker in the U.S. Cascades, was his...
Who says you can't go out when it's cold? Here are some ideas to get you having fun out there What's the difference between an actual Olympic bobsled ride and the one you can sign up for at Calgary's Canada Olympic...
What it feels like to come across a bolson tortoise I am often driven into the wilderness by loneliness. The city with its crows and skunks is suddenly not enough, and I feel an urgent need to see all the old...
Ben Mullin shares his experience By Ben Mullin, as told to Leslie AnthonyOn March 4, 2001, Ben Mullin, Leslie Anthony and Flip McCririck were visiting the Naeba ski area in the Japanese Alps. It was snowing hard, and they spent...
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