Heading out for a stormy, three-day-weekend of backpacking on the coast? Perhaps a rainy overnight in the foothills? Or how about a soggy thru-hike of your favorite river valley? Don't let the dampness get you down. Backpacking through constant rain can still be quite fun if you're good at staying dry. Here are 10 tips
Some readers explained that they wash their horse blankets at home in their washing machines:
“I wash at home, but then have to 'de-hair' the washer!”
“Front loading washer and dry on fence. Timed when spouse is away...”
Winter in the mountains of British Columbia is one of our favourite times of year to go camping. To see the brilliant hues of light at sunrise and sunset cast across an unbroken blanket of alpine snow is beautiful. Not to mention the challenge. To simply get out there and brave the elements is very rewarding. Problems in life always seem more insignificant
Gearing up for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or winter hiking doesn’t have to break the bank. From early October through November, there are gear swaps across the country where you can buy gently used equipment for pennies on the dollar, many of them from high-end brands.
Here are some tips on how to get the most
“We observed behaviors of a large group, in which some chose to walk and some chose not to, instead of us telling them what to do,” she said. “After 13 weeks, those who walked at least once a week experienced positive emotions and less stress.”
Horses are tough on blankets – it’s a fact of life. They roll in them, get them covered in mud, manure and urine, and use them to play tug-of-war. There are, however, a number of steps to take to ensure your blankets live a long and useful life.