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  1. March 29, 2021

    Mining the Eastern Slopes of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains

    Author and Conservationist Kevin Van Tighem offers his perspective on this defining moment in history. By: Jane Marshall
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  2. March 05, 2021

    Winter Hiking in Banff and Lake Louise

    Banff & Lake Louise Tourism helps you find the…
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  3. February 16, 2021

    Banding Together for Bison in Banff National Park

    Did you know that less than 200 years ago tens of millions of bison roamed Alberta? Sadly, European contact and senseless overhunting led to their near…
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  4. January 28, 2021

    The Best Local Guidebooks to Help You Get Outside

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca When it comes to finding information on hikes, bikes, and walks, there are endless online resources.
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  5. January 21, 2021

    The Comforting Isolation of Winter Camping

    The trees are heavy with snow, bending, unable to even sway in the gentle breeze as four ladies emerge from the trailhead, unpacking into separate vehicles. It is…
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  6. December 17, 2020

    Career Opportunity: eMerchandising Specialist

    Are you someone who loves outdoor gear and technology? Interested in joining a growing team of eCommerce professionals who are leading the way in the changing retail landscape in Alberta? If so, you might be a great fit for the newest…
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  7. December 17, 2020

    Defending Alberta Parks. A conversation with Natalie Odd, Executive Director of the Alberta Environmental Network

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Have you heard about the Defend…
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  8. December 11, 2020

    New Health and Safety Measures In-store for Holiday Season

    In a year where everything has been different, we're trying to bring a little familiarity by offering great holiday savings on some of your favourite outdoor gear as part of our annual Winter Adventure Sale.Of course, it's 2020, and…
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  9. November 24, 2020

    Black Friday Deals

    It's that time of year again, and although this year has been unlike any other, amazing Black Friday deals are back at Campers Village.  2020 Black Friday Deals at Campers Village From November 26 - 30, save up to 30% on…
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  10. November 24, 2020

    Holiday Shipping Times

    Holiday shopping is in full swing and we want to do everything possible to ensure the great outdoor gear you’re looking for gets delivered to your loved ones on time this year. With the increased demand for online orders and huge…
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  11. November 06, 2020

    Friends & Family - Nov 7 & 8 ONLY

    This year has been a wild ride, eh? Now, more than ever, we need friends, which is why we are happy to host our Friends & Family sale again - it's a rare chance to save 20% on items that almost never go on sale. It's a little thank you from…
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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