General Before a wilderness trip, be sure you understand how to read a map and use […]
When wilderness camping,  you will be sharing the backwoods with countless hungry, curious critters. We are […]
Trekking poles are now an essential part of my backpacking kit and have been since that […]
In the great outdoors knowing your P’s and Q’s is important, however knowing your W’s can […]
The human body is a magical machine that is miraculously adaptive and resilient. Losing excess body […]
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I’m a big fan of both. This isn’t a whinny comparison with blind evangelical enthusiasm. Let’s […]
Taking photos in the summer is soooo provincial. Now try taking your favourite camera into the […]
Introduction Over the years my pack has slowly shrunk… the incredible shrinking pack! There are a […]
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Introduction After a long and rewarding day on the trail, it’s so important to get some […]

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