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14 of the best spots in Canada to see birds: Birding may be popular, but it's never been cool. That might've changed with the release of The Big Year, a flick focused on the real-life obsession of trying to spot...
Climbing Mt. Woolley, 3405m Located along the Columbia Icefields Parkway The Summit of Mt. Woolley, 3405 m Bow Lake Located on the Columbia Icefields Parkway The Wapta Traverse Located on the Columbia Icefields Parkway Wapta Traverse with Mt. Balfour Wapta Icefield Traverse Fall Hiking in the...
Forget climbing the mountain. See the beautiful sights on one of these inexpensive tours A big part of experiencing Everest is enjoying the surrounding areas: the shops in Durbar Square, the breathtaking views of Everest and the Majestic...
Rising more than 3,000 feet above the nearby Saguenay Fjord, the Monts-Valin range sucks twice as much precipitation out of the clouds as the town of Chicoutimi, only 35 kilometres away. In winter, that translates to 275 inches—more than 22...
Garibaldi is a wilderness park located about 70 kilometres north of Vancouver, British Columbia, and just east of the Sea to Sky Highway between Squamish and Whistler. Garibaldi covers over 1,950 square kilometres. Garibaldi was designated as a...
Why you should visit this stunning chalet It’s hard to know where to begin when describing the experience of hiking at the Durrand Glacier Chalet, now celebrating its 25th anniversary. First, there’s the short-but-thrilling helicopter ride into the lodge’s exclusive alpine...
Looking for a special trip this winter? Here are our top picks explore contributor Ryan Stuart weighs in on three ski tours that every Canadian should experience. Skiing the Wapta TraverseIt's easily accessible and the only hut-to-hut ski trip in North...
Must-do trips and activities to add to your long, long list In the fall issue of explore Magazine I wrote a sidebar to the Top 30 Under 30 article about some of the challenges that await the next generation of Canadian...
And the only Canadian finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature, an online competition decided by public votes The Bay of Fundy made the short list for the New 7 wonders of Nature, an online competition decided by public votes.
Why do so many Aussies choose Canada as their dream destination? "Ozzie! Ozzie! Ozzie! Oy! Oy! Oy!" The chant filled the air at Moose's Down Under, an Australian-themed restaurant in downtown Vancouver. It was day two of the Winter Olympics. The...
A roundup of your favourite Canadian national parks In our 2010 Readers' Choice Survey, we asked you to pick your favourite national park overall. It's obvious that you love your parks from coast to coast to coast. You voted for...
What you chose as the best Canadian provincial parks Our Readers' Choice Survey also asked you to pick your favourite provincial parks. A number of parks across the country were particularly popular: P.E.I.'s Cabot Beach, Quebec's Mont-Tremblant, Ontario's Lake Superior...
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