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A crackling campfire is one of the most nostalgic activities of any camping trip. It creates a warm ambiance for a singalong, cookout or ghost story, and knowing how to start one is an important safety tool for anyone travelling...
So, you'd like to do a grand canoe journey, be out there for weeks linking waterways across the Canadian Shield like people of old? It can be done, but it won't be easy, as the key to doing any grand...
Vancouver-based cyclist and designer Mel Webb recently completed a bikepacking trip with her partner, Jake, starting and ending in the town of Fernie, British Columbia. The trip, which covered 626 kilometres, a variety of terrain and was Mel’s first longer...
I met Alberto Perusset while doing the photography for the Athens Authentic Marathon in 2019. Very personable and mild-mannered, he did most of his talking with a calming, reassuring smile and friendly eyes. Leading up to race day, we would...
Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with dramatic towering mountains, breathtaking ancient glaciers, lush forests, never-ending prairies and striking coastal shores. But no trip to Canada is complete without witnessing the country's scenic bodies of water...
This article is sponsored by SABRE I love bears, and while I’m aware of their presence and possible threat on the trail, the bears I’ve encountered have been more scared of me than I of them. Of course,
When my husband and I moved into interior British Columbia, we started a tally of the number of ticks we found on ourselves. Several times we ended up pantless and paranoid on a hillside, shaking out our clothes and rummaging...
Here are some of Canada’s best birding destinations, from coast to coast to coast. 462 species have been recorded here. You can watch birds of prey soaring in the skies, seabirds diving into the oceans, songbirds flitting about the forests...
Taking some time to prepare will increase your confidence in the outdoors and reduce the burden on our precious search and rescue resources. Make sure you are prepared to navigate even on the easiest trails. It's an important lesson to...
There is more to hikes than just the incredible views! Sure, bagging a peak is an awesome goal, but how much did you see on the trek besides your feet and the trail ahead? If you had a waterfall destination...
Common outdoor injuries include cuts and scrapes, bruises, burns (sun and fire), bug bites, sprains and dehydration. Some are inevitable, but you don’t have to be a paramedic know how to avoid and deal with injuries when they happen!
Everyone deserves to feel safe, comfortable and respected in the outdoors. Unfortunately, women are constantly on guard for potential threats. We're often cautioned with tips about how to stay safe while travelling and adventuring—or actively discouraged from going at all. Too...
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