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Here at explore, we love testing new outdoor adventure gear. And as the online editor, I receive quite a few samples to review—especially as we head into camping season. Here are 7 of the latest gear items I’ve come across in...
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...
While most explorers care about protecting, cleaning and improving the environment we love to adventure in everyday, we decided to take the opportunity to look at four eco-friendly products you can use daily. From the bedroom to the boardroom to...
Great gear makes for great adventures. In shoulder seasons, like spring, we need to be prepared for a variety of conditions on any given day. And coast-to-coast, springtime looks a lot different across the country. For those reasons and more, we...
Finding the right backpack can be as difficult as finding the right hiking partner. Like a Cinderella slipper, you want your backpack to be an ideal fit, as you’ll (hopefully) be spending a good chunk of time with it. The simplest...
Canada's cold, snowy winters are nothing new—but your hiking boots should be. Unless you’re impervious to wet and frigid feet, it might be time to invest in a new pair of waterproof, winter-rated hiking boots. Here are five of our top...
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We love winter. Especially on the West Coast—where the frigid ocean laps against a rugged shore that rises suddenly through a verdant rainforest all the way to peaks of white. It’s the time of year you can do almost anything—from...
Winter is one of the most beautiful times of the year for an outdoor adventure. But a cold-weather hike can quickly turn miserable (and even dangerous) if you’re not properly prepared. Before you hit those snow-laden hills, check out these...
Personal tracking beacons are becoming increasingly popular for those heading into the wilderness. While some argue that tracker/rescue beacons may encourage riskier behaviour or are incongruous to the spirit of “unwiring” when heading into nature, there is no doubt that...
Most recycling diverts materials from the landfill, but converting the trash into something new requires resources. Upcycling doesn’t—it refers to the use of waste or byproducts in their present form to create something new and awesome. So with that in mind...
Have an outdoor adventurer on your holiday shopping list? Lucky you! We’re a fun bunch to shop for. Rather than buying a gift card (boring) or another generic tool set, give the explorer in your life something they really want to unwrap.
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