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Do you have an outdoor adventurer on your Christmas list? Lucky you! We’re a fun bunch to shop for. Here are 10 stocking stuffers under $50: Ski/snowboard season is here! This wax scrapper has multiple scraping sides, notched for edge...
My canoe buddy, Andy Baxter, came over the other day to show me some new product coming out of his side business: Recreational Barrel Works. You’ll see his blue barrels in a bunch of outdoor stores. They’ve become a favourite...
Sales are everywhere right now, and as we approach Christmas gift-giving season, we wanted to share our own specials. For the next few days, individual gear items on our store are a whooping 50 per cent off! But if you need...
It all started with a lost fishing rod. Robert was fly fishing at a local river near Boise, Idaho, when he found an abandoned fly rod. Like most outdoors folk, he wanted to return it to the owner. However, there was...
Cooler weather calls for cozy campfires, crisp autumn leaves and the first dusting of snow on high mountain peaks. Are you equipped to get outside and explore? Men’s GORE-TEX Salomon Boots When it comes to rainy autumn hikes, we gravitate towards...
Why outdoorsy folks love dogs? It's their enthusiasm! As much as you love to hike, chances are your dog loves it even more. Tongue out, ears flapping, muddy paws—dogs love to play hard in the forest, mountains and beaches. But is...
It's time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday—at Amazon.ca for Canada—an online shopping event that eclipses even Amazon Prime Days year after year. For 2020, Amazon is running hot. In Canada and abroad, online shopping has never been busier than...
It seems like everyone is shopping online this year. After all, why wait in line, physically distance and strap on a face mask when you can have anything and everything dropped off on your front porch? There is one major downside...
September is a month for adventure. Cooler temperatures mean hiking is better. Wildlife is generally more active than in the summer—a watcher's dream. Nights get darker and the sky is alive with stars (or Northern Lights). Yet the weather is...
Hooray—you’re going camping! Whether this is your first time pitching a tent or you need a refresher as you pack, below you’ll find a very basic packing list for two to three nights at a campsite. Every campground is different. First...
If you love outdoor adventures, you likely understand the need to protect our environment. Leave No Trace principles, education about not feeding wildlife and volunteer trail clean-ups are important, worthwhile initiatives. What about your gear? Unfortunately, single-use products litter the backcountry...
By Diandra Oliver (words) and Kaila Walton (photos) The visibility of fat and plus-size identifying hikers and backpackers is growing in outdoor communities. Organizations like Unlikely Hikers and Climb Big advocate for the inclusion of fat and plus-size people in...
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