How to Layer

Layering: What to Wear on your Outdoor Adventures! Thinking of doing some activities in the great outdoors? Well then it’s time we talk about layers. For a long time now, the outdoor world has adopted a basic 3-layer system, which is actually quite flexible. You... read more

Shoulder Season Camping with @AdventureConwards

We teamed up with our friend @AdventureConwards to share some perks about shoulder season camping. Check out his story below: Like what Connor’s wearing and in need of some cozy shoulder season gear? Shop the look here: Vest Hat... read more

Why Mountains are the Best Cure for a Breakup

You know the kind of breakup where your heart feels like it’s splitting in two? Dramatic, I know. But there are those days when the amount of rom-coms, nights out with friends, and cuddles with the neighbourhood cat just doesn’t seem to make it better. So... read more

A Weekend at Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park

Gear Cost Danger Discomfort These are the top three obstacles preventing people from being active outside. I hear it all the time. And I get it. Good outdoor gear is spendy. The only way to make buying this stuff more of an investment vs. a colossal waste of money is... read more

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 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

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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