While the rewards of the West Coast Trail are plentiful, hikers need to be completely self sufficient and prepared to endure potentially extreme weather conditions. Bringing the right equipment is key!
Looking for the perfect gift for a paddler? As avid paddlers 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.
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.
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!
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Finding January travel inspiration from the non-fiction world – my most memorable recent reads that are sure to inspire wanderlust and adventure within you