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  1. October 29, 2020

    A Beginner's Guide to Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park  By Jane Marshall 
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  2. September 28, 2020

    Moving to the Mountains

    Sometimes the lure of nature makes you do crazy things…  By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca
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  3. September 03, 2020

    A Peek Inside a Hiking Guide's Pack

    Learn from a pro about hiking necessities  By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca   You’re in your gear room, be it the garage or basement. Pack is on the floor. The…
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  4. August 26, 2020

    Bear Safety 101

    By: Evan Wishloff  Bears can be scary, but you don’t need to be afraid. A bit of basic education and the right gear is all you need to adventure safely in the wilderness. Read on to learn more.
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  5. August 19, 2020

    What Mornings are Like During a 700 km Bikepacking Adventure

    By: Evan Wishloff  This is part 4 of the KVR Bikepacking Adventure Recap. 
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  6. August 07, 2020

    Coffee at 10,000 Feet

    By Evan Wishloff  Okay, more like coffee at 9,500 feet, but close enough, right?  My…
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  7. August 06, 2020

    Bivy Camping in the Lap of Mother Nature

    By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca   It’s something I’ve wanted to do for decades. It speaks to my minimalist tendencies. My need to connect with the mountains. My…
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  8. July 27, 2020

    Putting Ultralight Sleep Gear to the Test

    By Evan Wishloff  This is Part 3. Read Part 1 by clicking here.
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  9. July 17, 2020

    How to Hydrate During 700 km of Backcountry Bikepacking

    By: Evan Wishloff  Part 2 of 4. Click here to read Part 1.   It was day 1 of my…
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  10. July 15, 2020

    700 km of Learning to Pack Ultralight

    By: Evan Wishloff    I awoke to the sound of rain, groggily turning over to check the time. It was 4:57 am. No time to go back to sleep - my phone alarm was set for 5:00. I started what was becoming routine…
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  11. July 02, 2020

    How to Camp for Free in Alberta

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Random camping. Free camping. Wild camping. These are all names for one of my favourite activities. What is it? Definition: Camping at a…
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  12. June 16, 2020

    Online Order Delays during COVID

    Due to a significant increase in order volume, we are experiencing delays in preparing orders. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience – rest assured our team of intrepid adventurers are working hard to fill all online orders as fast as…
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  13. June 09, 2020

    Mourning the Loss of Travel. Together.

    By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca   The Campers Village family is an assortment of hikers, backpackers, climbers, family campers, and of course, travellers. Our…
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  14. June 02, 2020

    The Dad Joke Contest - p/b Leatherman

    Nature is so resourceful. It can make dew with just water.
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  15. May 15, 2020

    Re-Opening Saturday May 16

    We’re pleased to announce that our retail stores will re-open to the public as of Saturday, May 16, 2020. We have implemented a number of important changes to ensure the health and safety of our staff and our…
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  16. May 11, 2020

    When you Can’t Hug Your Friends, Hug A Tree

    By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca Last week I went for a nature walk with my little niece and nephew. We were following the 2 meter rule as best we could. They looked so cute running around in…
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  17. April 01, 2020

    Can We Go Outside and Play?

    By Jane Marshall There’s lots of confusion about what’s allowed (and what’s not) when heading outside. For outdoor lovers like us, it can be hard to know what to do. When Edmonton schools closed down due to COVID-19, I…
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  18. March 30, 2020

    The Brand-a-Day Giveaway

    Our Brand-a-Day Giveaway is back! We're giving away some amazing prizes daily until April 5th to lucky winners. To enter, you'll have to follow us on our social media channels - we'll be posting daily about the prize we're giving away and how…
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  19. March 16, 2020

    Better Mental Health is Easy if you Breathe Outdoors

    By: Evan Wishloff    COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in everything. The speed at which things seem to be moving from
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  20. March 06, 2020

    Open Letter to the Alberta Government Regarding Park Closures

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  21. March 05, 2020

    When You Climb with Friends, You Always Make the Sends

    By: Cass HewittCass works at the South Edmonton Campers Village location and has recently discovered a love for the sport of climbing, both in the challenge of the sport itself, as well as the community around it. Read…
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