Hiking

Once-In-A-Lifetime Outdoor Family Adventures

Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Travel

Fact: Everybody loves a good adventure story. It has suspense (Did I make the right choice?), intrigue, excitement, and — of course — adventure. R...

LOOK: Best Hikes Near Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The weather is finally getting nice, which means it's time to maximize our beloved time outdoors! What better way to enjoy all that this beautiful ...

Heading Out to the Back Country? Make Sure to Bring This Safety Gear

Marissa Schroder | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Living
Marissa Schroder

Whether you're heading out on a multi-day canoe trip deep into the wilderness, or planning a day hike, having basic knowledge of wilderness safety, first aid and essential gear can be the difference between life and death should you get lost or injured. Here's a list of essential skills and tools needed for your next wilderness adventure.

11 Breathtaking Volcanoes Adventure Travellers Dream Of Climbing

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - For hikers seeking challenging terrain, breathtaking natural beauty and a sense of adventure, there is nothing like hiking up an active ...

Tips for a Great Canadian Weekend in Whistler

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

I've been to Whistler at least two dozen times and never once bombed down one of its mountains. Not on skis, or a snowboard, or a mountain bike. Am I missing out? I've never felt like it. That's because this haven for intense outdoor sports activities is also fabulous for soft-core warm-weather enjoyment, too, including golfing, hiking, zip lining, and cycling. It's a beautiful part of the world that never bores me.

Shad Vallery 2012 - Not Just for Nerdy Kids

Sarena Dharshi | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta
Sarena Dharshi

Every July, around 10 Canadian universities scattered across the country play host to 500 students from all provinces/territories and even internationally. Although the program is for open-minded high school students who are not afraid to delve into any subject and become challenged or inspired in ways they never thought possible in one month, I hope to break the stereotype that this is "nerd camp". My program consisted of 56 total Shads and we lived in residence at the university.

Tips To Stay Safe While Camping This Long Weekend

CP | Sarah Ratchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living

Mark Mosher loves going camping and hiking, but he never sets off on a journey without proper planning."The obvious thing is to let someone know where...

A Novice Hiker Takes on the Mountains of Patagonia

Jonathan Duke | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Travel
Jonathan Duke

I had already been enjoying the relaxed pace of rural Patagonia for a couple weeks and I'd decided to settle down in El Chalten, the trekking capital of Argentina, for a week. We set out for Cerro Fitz Roy base camp, a 26 kilometre round trip. This granite spear peaks at 3,375 metres and attracts hardcore climbers from the world over. From here the real work began.

Packing Food For a Hike? Here's What to Bring

explore Magazine | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Travel
explore Magazine

Even if you're only going out for an hour or two, packing a snack for your hike is always a great idea. Whether you get lost, take some breaks, or just take longer than you thought, you'll need food to keep you active and alert. But not every type of food is fit to be packed. Consider the following before heading out on your next hike.

My Hike With a Grenadian Legend

Kailash and Shivana Maharaj | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Travel
Kailash and Shivana Maharaj

Telfor Bedeau began hiking in 1962 and since 1990 has been regularly guiding travellers throughout Grenada. A former surveyor, sailor and British railway worker, Bedeau is the most recognized face in Grenada hiking. Fit and sprightly at 73 years old, Bedeau's love of nature and knowledge of the country make him great company.