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  1. January 20, 2020

    Why I Hate my Stanley French Press

    By: Evan Wishloff  Okay, hate is definitely too strong of a word. I am annoyed by my
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  2. January 06, 2020

    How to Stay Safe in Avalanche Terrain

    Q & A with ACMG certified guide Olivia Sofer  By Jane Marshall   There is both risk and beauty awaiting those who venture into the mountains in winter.…
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  3. December 12, 2019

    Conversation with a Canine - a Christmas Gift Guide for Doggos

    Words: Evan Wishloff Images: @dakota_the_foxred_lab  There’s no shortage of gift guides, gift ideas, and gentle nudges to remind…
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  4. December 09, 2019

    Swimming 500 km through the Densest Concentration of Plastic in our Oceans

    “We don’t need millions of people to do it perfectly, we need millions to do it imperfectly.” Words: Evan Wishloff Photos: Josh Munoz, Corbin Marshall Recently, we were…
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  5. December 09, 2019

    Glerups Giveaway Contest

    Hygge for the Holidays Hygge - [Danish] a quality of cosiness and comfortable convivality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being We know no better way to practice…
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  6. December 02, 2019

    Finding Traction on Powderface Ridge

    By Evan Wishloff  It was dead quiet as I trudged through the snowy trench in front of me.  Okay, dead quiet is an exaggeration - interrupting the stillness surrounding me…
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  7. November 22, 2019

    Meet the Man who Swam Across the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    In conjunction with Icebreaker, we are thrilled to bring you Ben Lecomte, who swam 350 nautical miles through the Pacific Ocean garbage patch to raise awareness of plastic pollution. Ben and a select few from his supporting Vortex Crew will be…
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  8. November 04, 2019

    Out of the Comfort Zone

    Why it’s good to get dirty and cold sometimes  By Jane Marshall 
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  9. October 28, 2019

    The Winter Adventure Series

    Let's go on an adventure! We're working to make getting outside on an adventure easier - join us for a Mountain Snowshoe Adventure this winter. These free-to-attend events are led by an experienced guide, and are a…
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  10. October 15, 2019

    Late-Season Backpacking at Lake Minnewanka

    Dehydrated Thanksgiving Dinners and Innacurate Weather Forecasts at Aylmer Pass By: Evan Wishloff  The weather forecast didn’t look great. I had booked a…
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  11. September 05, 2019

    5 Tips to Prepare for Travel Season

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Preparing for international travel involves planning and prep. It’s so fun. Really! You get to think about all the adventure…
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  12. September 04, 2019

    Outdoor Expo & Family Festival

    Join us for this free-to-attend all-ages event September…
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  13. August 28, 2019

    Mountains, Memories, and Mosquitos at World Famous Skoki

    By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca   Want to know where I first fell in love with overnighting in the Alberta Rockies? It…
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  14. August 12, 2019

    5 Top Tips for Wildlife Watching

    By Bertie Cowen  Whether you’re going diving with sharks, trekking to Alaska to catch a glimpse of grizzly bears, or of just checking out the birds in your own…
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  15. August 07, 2019

    Random Camping in Castle Wildland Provincial Park

    Teenagers, a wolverine, and intense stream crossings  By Jane Marshall Alberta Parks defines random backcountry camping as: “Camping that involves hiking,…
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  16. July 16, 2019

    Water Treatment Options Explained

    By Evan Wishloff  Campers Village and the Quest for the Holy Grayl  Not much beats the beauty of the backcountry, and…
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  17. July 09, 2019

    The Not-So-Obvious Beginner's Guide to Backpacking

    Lessons learned from taking a first-timer on the Berg Lake Trail  By Evan Wishloff  This past Canada Day, I booked a backcountry campsite at Berg Lake to take my…
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  18. July 05, 2019

    Stair Training Paradise in Edmonton’s River Valley

    By Jane Marshall  My lungs inflate and deflate in a rhythmic pulse. I’m breathing hard. I’m sweaty. I feel alive. The scene around me is made up of lush green. I’m…
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  19. June 19, 2019

    Have You Hiked Here? McKirdy Meadows, Valemount, BC

    A Father's Day Hike in the Mountains By Evan Wishloff  I love escaping to the mountains with family. Growing up, some of my fondest memories come from family trips through the mountains of Alberta and BC, spending…
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  20. June 04, 2019

    A Sisters' Trip into the Wild

    Early Season Backpacking in David Thompson Country By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca
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  21. May 28, 2019

    4 Alternatives to a Campfire when there's a Fire Ban

    By Evan Wishloff    It’s that time of year again – the time when our weekends get filled with adventurous escapes. A quintessential part of any weekend adventure is regrouping in the evening, regaling in…
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