The Jukil Lodge Project: Help Us Achieve Our Goal

Have you heard the news? We’ve teamed up with G Adventures and Planeterra to give away a trip to Bolivia! The Bolivia Discovery Trip will take one lucky winner on an unforgettable journey across Bolivia, including an overnight stay at the Jukil Lodge, a... read more

Bolivia Discovery Trip Giveaway

It’s that time of the year, winter, while beautiful and fun, is starting to overstay its cold welcome. No matter where you look on social media, all you can see are pictures of friends and family away on vacations, enjoying the sun. We feel your pain, and... read more

How to Pick a Winter Jacket

What’s a Winter Jacket? A winter jacket is typically a coat with some added insulation and length that makes it appropriate for cold-weather usage. Unlike lightweight jackets worn as a mid layer under an outer shell, winter jackets are meant to be more of a... read more

Top 10 Winter Activities For Students

So, it’s the end of February. We get it, you’re tired. By this point assignments are piling up, group projects are getting you down, and the thought of your next deadline is looming over your head. The stress is very real, and you’ve probably become very aware... read more

How to Turn Your Cat into Your Adventure Buddy

Some say that we are a product of our surroundings. The same can go for a cat. You may immediately associate cats with lazy loaves that lounge around all day. How about a fierce feline that tackles trails and navigates lakes and oceans? Meet Bolt and Keel. These... read more

Weekday Warrior: Lake O’Hara in the Winter

Lake O’Hara is one of those places in the Canadian Rockies that is so special that it is worth the extra bit of effort to get out to. In spring of 2016, I tried tirelessly to get a bus ticket for the 22km round-trip to the lake (no private vehicles/bicycles are... read more

5 Undeniably Canadian Winter Adventures

Don’t hibernate your way through another winter; embrace it. Canada is one of the best countries in the world to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors, no matter what season – they don’t call it the GREAT white north for nothing!

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Weekday Warrior: Gap Mountain

I try to set a goal for my mountain adventures; in 2015 my goal was to summit 50 new mountains before year end. A snowstorm blew in after my 49th summit and my voice of reason and logic were nowhere to be found. My friend Chantel and I (along with a few of her... read more

5 Ways to Make the Most of your 2017 Discovery Pass

Last month we wrote a post about Parks Canada’s much anticipated 2017 Discovery Pass. This pass grants free access throughout 2017 to all National Parks, historic sites (managed by Parks Canada), and marine conservations. If you have not ordered one yet, you can... read more

Weekday Warrior: Sunset on Rawson Ridge

In late summer of 2015 I hiked one of my first 10,000-foot summits – a backpacking trip that brought me up for sunrise on Sarrail Mountain. With the surge of social media geotags I kept stumbling upon views from “Sarrail Mountain” that were nothing as I had remembered... read more

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