Outdoor Activities and more
Halloween is just around the corner and whether it will be a scary holiday may depend more on the weather forecast than your costume. If you're planning an evening of outdoor activities, beware of Mother Nature's bag of tricks.
Everybody loves hiking in moderate temperatures beneath a bright, sunny sky, right? But bad weather happens -- and even if you were to stay home every time you saw a cloud in the sky, you'd eventually get rained upon while out hiking. Here's how not to suffer when it happens
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
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.”