Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2017’

How to Pack Your Backpack the Right Way

How to Pack Your Backpack the Right Way

A backpacking trip is a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors and to truly get away from it all. A good backpack can hold a surprising amount of gear and supplies, if you pack it correctly. You can’t just shove things in and hit the trail – you need to be able to access things when you need them …

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What Gear Do You Need? 

What Gear Do You Need and Where Do You Put It? 

What Gear Do You Need and Where Do You Put It? Hiking might seem like a “gear sport” if you’re new to it, and there is an unquestionable initial investment that comes with spending more time outdoors. The truth is, though, if you know what to bring, you can get a lot of use out of a few good pieces …

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Wildfire Smoke: How Much of a Concern?

Wildfire Smoke: How Much of a Concern?

With the continued dry weather and forest fires that southern BC has been experiencing, the smoke has not only blanketed the cities but also the mountains and forests. With intense heat, the smoke rises high in the air until it cools then it begins to descend and wind plays a role in spreading the smoke and diluting it out until …

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