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Ah, the kayak. The ultimate form of human-powered water travel. But off the water? A royal pain. There’s storage—often a deal-breaker for condo-dwellers. There’s transport—usually requiring a roof rack for your vehicle. And then there’s cost—don’t get me started. For expeditioners...
New season, new shoes. Whether you’re looking for a pair to cruise the streets or apres scene, water shoes for paddleboarding and beachcombing or trail runners for getting sweaty in the hills, we’ve got what you’re looking for. Read on for...
Let’s run through our camping checklist. You have your tent, sleeping bag, lightweight inflatable air mat. Cooler, stove, cookwear. Tarp, chairs, bug repellent, etcetera...You know the drill. This isn’t your first time at the rodeo. Let’s take a look at some...
I have a long relationship with the paddleboard. In the 1980s, my father built one from plywood and Styrofoam. I spent a great portion of my youthful summers plying the shallows of Baynes Sound aboard this contraption. Standing up was...
It's officially summer. And you know what that means: It’s time to go camping. Think back to last summer—did you get outside enough? Hear a campfire crackle? Disconnect from distractions and connect with one another? Watch the stars appear one by...
Article presented by: Here's a not-so-well-kept secret: we're obsessed with pack weight. Unless you're a surefooted Sherpa, we're going to guess that the less you carry is proportionate to how much you enjoy a hike. Minimizing weight is nothing new...
Picture this: You're lazing in a hammock on the summit of a mountain after a grueling climb with an unobstructed view. Next, you're mere metres from the ocean, listening to the waves gently lap against the sand. Or maybe, you're kicking back...
It's Sunday afternoon, and I'm wandering around Atmosphere in search of a Gore-Tex rain jacket. I've recently moved to the Wet Coast and my puffy winter coat from Alberta just isn't cutting it. I turn around a price tag and...
$170 Value | Only $99.00 Buy Now Give your mom the gift of outdoor adventure this Mother's Day with Explore's Limited Edition Mother's Day Gift Box. Each box contains over $170 worth of goodies including: Versatile outdoor hammock (holds up to 350lbs) Avventura rechargeable...
Spring has sprung, and with it, the skies have opened up to unleash their watery fury. But just because it's raining outside doesn't mean you should stay indoors! Gear up with these waterproof designs and get splashing. First of all,
SOL Thermal Bivy ($35; surviveoutdoorslonger.com) When equipped for a typical day trip, the prospects of an unexpected night out are chilly. In rain and snow, these consequences can turn deadly. The simple and lightweight solution is to carry an emergency shelter like...
Sometimes we need help getting our toys to the trailhead. Thankfully, there’s a growing arsenal of racks and accessories making this chore easier than ever before. Whether you drive a pickup truck, a compact car, an SUV or even a bicycle—you'll...
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