Backpacking is all about balance – keeping your pack weight low while still ensuring you have everything you need to be self sufficient and comfortable in the backcountry. This post features a comprehensive multi-day packing guide detailing every single item to bring on a short backpacking trip.
Looking for the perfect gift for an hiker? As regular hikers and ex-outdoor store managers we have you covered! Here are our top picks for the best gifts for hikers, with budget, midrange and luxury options.
To make the most of winter in Canada, you must be wearing the right clothing. Being warm and comfortable is the key difference between just surviving winter and actually enjoying it! This guide will tell you everything you need to know about what to wear in Canada in winter.
As well as being a fun low-impact way to explore winter landscapes, snowshoeing is also incredibly affordable. All you need is a pair of snowshoes and some appropriate winter clothing to get started. This snowshoe buying guide includes everything you need to know about buying the best snowshoes for you.
Wanting to start exploring the backcountry but overwhelmed by the equipment needed to do it? Here’s a quick guide to buying backpacking gear, specifically tents, sleeping pads and sleeping bags
Kayaking in Columbia Bay, Alaska, is an unforgettable experience. It offers the chance of floating past huge icebergs, with a backdrop of a glacier and incredible snow capped mountains. Discover this amazing one day tour in Valdez, Alaska!
Small, inexpensive but very useful items for outdoor lovers anywhere
Finding January travel inspiration from the non-fiction world – my most memorable recent reads that are sure to inspire wanderlust and adventure within you
Perched on the edge of the rugged Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, Myra Canyon offers some of the best views in the Okanagan. It also offers a chance to go horse riding, disc golfing and slacklining.
My experience at Wildcoast’s Orca Camp, kayaking and viewing marine wildlife on Vancouver Island’s Johnstone Strait