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The Best Bag System for Backpacking & Travel

You are planning your backpacking trip and the essentials are covered. Flights, shots, some accommodations, and a loose itinerary are sorted. Now all that’s left is to pack your bag ...
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cross country skiing Magnetawan Ontario

Guide to Cross Country Skiing in Ontario

I, like many, have a tough time with Winter. I can’t run or bike like I do in the Summer. Swimming is impossible, and patios are closed. There is less ...
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Snacks for Kilimanjaro: snack break with Kili in the background

Snacks for Kilimanjaro: What Food Should I Bring?

So, you've bought all the gear and obtained your visa. Training is going fine. You are pretty sure you have enough layers, and have hand warmers just in case. Now, ...
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hiking gear for cheap: 10 affordable alternatives to expensive gear

Hiking Gear For Cheap: 10 Affordable Alternatives

People love to spend money on gear: especially hikers and campers. But why is getting outside becoming so expensive, and how can you save on these outrageously priced items? How ...
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Lake on the Mountain Beer Garden Brewery Tour by Bike

Breweries in Prince Edward County: The Ultimate Guide

Prince Edward County lies under 3 hours east of Toronto and has recently become an Ontario vacationer's paradise; and if you haven't heard, the craft brewery scene is really picking ...
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How to Leave No Trace: The Brazeau Loop

Leave No Trace Principles: Explained

You've heard it before: leave no trace. This is the ethics code that go-ers of the outdoors abide by, usually enforced by moral duties and goodwill. When you spend time ...
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lightweight backpacking meal: tvp cous cous

Backpacking Meal Recipe: TVP Cous Cous

Looking for a lightweight, nutritious and delicious backpacking meal that cooks in 5 minutes? Look no further! I introduce to you one of my favourite DIY backpacking meals: TVP Cous ...
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Training for Kilimanjaro: Success

Do I Need to Train for Kilimanjaro? How Do I Train for Altitude?

Before climbing Kilimanjaro, I was confused about the required level of physical fitness. Since there is no way of knowing how your body will respond to altitude, no technical climbing, ...
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Find hikes close to home: Belfountain, Ontario

Find Hikes Near Me: An Easy 3 Step Process

Hiking doesn't need to mean taking a plane to Nepal or the Appalachian Mountains. Getting outside and hitting the trails close to home is something we can and should all ...
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Gear for the Trail

Here is a list of things to bring on a backpacking (hiking) trip. For an interactive list where you can filter the list based on what kind of activity you ...
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Food for the Trail

The best thing about eating on the trail is that after a long day of walking, climbing, and scrambling, everything tastes a little better! It's incredible how campfire KD can ...
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