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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. September 04, 2019

    Outdoor Expo & Family Festival

    Join us for this free-to-attend all-ages event September…
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. May 17, 2019

    Level-Up Your Camp-Cooking Game

    By James Schutz Camp food. It doesn’t have to be all half-burnt-half-raw smokies and jumbo bags of Doritos. With a little pre-planning and prep before you leave, you can graduate from hot-dog hoser to outdoor Jamie Oliver this…
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  16. May 15, 2019

    Tips to Stay Comfortable During Long Haul Flights

    By Evan Wishloff Put your hand up if you enjoy sitting in a cramped metal tube, breathing dry recirculated air with your knees up by your chin, for hours on end? Nobody? Didn’t think so! If…
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  17. May 10, 2019

    Friends & Family Sale - May 11 & 12 Only

    Thanks for being the kind of friend that would share a coffee and a selfie on a mountaintop with us! To show our appreciation, we're hosting a special Friends & Family Sale just for you, May 11th and 12th.  It's the perfect…
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  18. April 30, 2019

    Athlete Spotlight: Roslyn Bergen, Ultramarathon Trail Runner

    An Edmonton trail runner explains how running 100km really isn’t that crazy! By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca   With over
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  19. April 28, 2019

    Announcing the Summer Adventure Series

    Campers Village wants to help you go on an adventure this summer!  We want to take the difficulty out of getting outside and enjoying nature, whether that's with a pair of hiking boots, trail runners, or a kayak. Announced…
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  20. April 22, 2019

    Versatile Gear for Packing Light: Lessons from Africa

    By Evan Wishloff www.BikeRide.ca Adventure can take us to many places, and many adventures call for packing light. The lighter your pack, the easier…
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  21. April 15, 2019

    How to Shop for Packing Cubes

    By Evan Wishloffwww.BikeRide.ca  “At registration in Cape Town you will receive a rider bag with your personal race number on it. This bag will…
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