. Deuter: 120 years of backpacking adventures.. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on Deuter: 120 years of backpacking adventures.

Deuter: 120 years of backpacking adventures.

With the array of features, styles and brands available, it’s not easy choosing the right hiking backpack. If you’re still hesitating after figuring out what you need, best to trust the people who’ve ‘been there, done that’ – and continue to lead in innovation and design. Enter Germany’s Deuter, with over 120 years of revolutionary … Read more ›

. DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer

DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer

It seemed like the sun hadn’t woken up. Dark rain clouds contrasted with the bright green of the Cove Forest. The droplets splashing on the car hood soothed our eyelids, still groggy from the early morning. The vehicle swept over Indian River Drive, a winding vanishing point of a road whose only yellow line served … Read more ›

. PEPPERMINT Bikefest: The PEPPERMINT Cycling Experience. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsLeave a comment on PEPPERMINT Bikefest: The PEPPERMINT Cycling Experience

PEPPERMINT Bikefest: The PEPPERMINT Cycling Experience

Saturday morning, I packed up my road bike and hit the road early for Mont Tremblant. It is PEPPERMINT Bikefest this weekend, and I get the chance to participate in the fun alongside many other like-minded women. This event is a cycling event dedicated to bringing women together through the sport of cycling initiated by … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will be … Read more ›

. Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?. Posted on Categories Outdoors1 Comment on Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?

Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?

Have you heard of the Islands of the People? A place that sits in the Northern Pacific Ocean, exposed to the harsh brutal Arctic storms, worlds removed from the reaches of modern connectivity. Should you choose to venture to the archipelago you can do so via air or sea. Choosing the seafaring route my friends … Read more ›

The North Face. Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

The plan was simple: fly to California for a project, then ride to Joshua Tree to explore the National Park in the desert with The North Face. That morning we’d set out from LA with supplies strapped to our dual-sport bikes. But the plan had been in jeopardy. The longest US Government shutdown in history … Read more ›

Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

The magic of camping comes mainly from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a calm lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. To truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the required energy. Even in the forest … Read more ›

. Ice-fishing on Cumberland Sound. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Ice-fishing on Cumberland Sound

Ice-fishing on Cumberland Sound

When I was in Nunavut in April 2019 on a project for Destination Nunavut I had an opportunity to go fishing for turbot out on Cumberland Sound, near Pangnirtung and just below the entrance to Auyuittuq National Park.  Spring has definitely started to arrive in Nunavut.  The days are long, and the sun is bright.  … Read more ›

Icebreaker. Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

A herd of merino sheep crowded one side of the road – a confused mass punctuated by random bleating. With calm confidence, two young flannel-clad shepherds on horseback guided the animals away from the dusty track. If a sheep strayed, a shepherd whistled, and sheepdogs pounced, bringing the wanderer back in line. The scene is … Read more ›