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Emergency Shelters: Winter Edition

It’s the fear our non-outdoorsy friends and families have when we adventure during winter: what happens if you get caught...

winter solstice

Wordless Wednesdays: Winter Solstice

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Review: Gregory’s Deva 85 Backpack

I wish I had known what I know now about backpacks and trying on backpacks after working a summer at MEC...

Arrowhead Provincial Park

Glide and Slide: Winter at Arrowhead Provincial Park

Grab your friends and head on out to Arrowhead Provincial Park for a day of winter fun!

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Winter Mindfulness at Arrowhead Provincial Park

Ninja-like I was not: the waxless cross-country skis I rented from the park office hummed along as I gained steam...

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Winter Travel: Snowshoes

This is the third in a series on winter camping. If you missed the first two posts, start here and then here....

Winter Cooking

This is the second in a series on winter camping. If you missed the first post, start here. On our...

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Day 3: Sunday Funday with Winter Activities

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015 Weather: Mixed precipitation (snow, sleet, rain) on and off throughout the day; around the freezing...