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It’s hot. And the only people who need hats more than you are those littlest adventurers—the babies and toddlers we take on camping, paddling and hiking trips. Their sensitive skin burns easily—and sub-six-month-olds shouldn't even use sunscreen. If you’re an industrious...
This summer, we’re exploring our own backyard. Luckily, Canada has a plethora of wilderness to hike, bike, paddle, surf, climb and camp in. We love to support local—so we encourage you to find a new brand with roots in...
By Vivian Chung For outdoor adventurers thinking about conquering an overnight hike for the first time this summer, there’s no reason to be hesitant. Though it may sound daunting to leave the comforts of home on a multi-day journey into the...
This summer won't look like last. But there are still loads of opportunities to get outside and explore—whether that means the trails within walking distance of your house, or a regional road trip. And no matter what you tackle this season...
Running over dirt, gravel and rock is a heart-pounding way to experience old trails in a new way. Whether you're looking to upgrade your shoes or try trail running for the first time, it's important to have adequate footwear. Be...
Your outdoor adventure wardrobe should be comfortable and practical. Technical fabric, innovative design and proper fit can protect, insulate, cool, dry, sweat-wick and stretch in all the right places. In many cases, unisex gear and clothing doesn’t cut it. But it’s...
We love finding new, unique outdoor adventure gear. From hiking snacks to campsite accessories, here are 15 gear items under $15 Canadian. $2-3 each While you may have your go-to granola bar or DIY trail mix, this energy-boosting protein bar is...
This week, Kula Cloth launched a fundraiser that contributes to diversity in the outdoors. One hundred per cent of proceeds will go to organizations such as Black Lives Matters DC, Girl Ventures, Camp Founder Girls and Native Women’s Wilderness. If you’ve...
A tent is your portable palace, so it's important to take your time and pick one that you'll actually look forward to staying in at the end of the day. Use: Car camping or multi-day backpacking? Four-season or summer only? Be...
While you likely have your favourite outdoor gear brands, here are a few Canadian companies you might not have considered before. Enjoy browsing! Based in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), this label was born in 2016 out of a struggle...
Marie Kondo’s cult of minimalism has arrived outside. Advances in design and materials allows gear to confidently function in multiple situations. Rather than a jacket for every condition or a shoe for every trail, we now have one that does...
Your spring season is likely going to be pretty mellow... staying at home, or near-to-home. Perhaps you'll have the chance to go for some local walks or jogs? Maybe it's all backyard recreation for you this season? Well, if you're able to...
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