Outdoor Inspiration

  1. April 08, 2019

    Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone in South Africa

    Evan Wishloffwww.BikeRide.ca  I was lying comfortably in a massive bed, feet stretched out, as I looked out the window at the ocean,…
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  2. February 26, 2019

    What We Can Learn from the World’s Best Kindergarten

    Kids need to be outside. Here are some great ideas for maximizing nature time. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca  
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  3. January 15, 2019

    Snowshoeing in Alberta

    Header Image Credit: Adam Greenburg Fit and active in an Alberta winterBy Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca
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  4. January 08, 2019

    Must Read Outdoor Blogs for 2019

    Must Read Outdoor Blogs for 2019 A roundup of words to inspire your love of the outdoors! By Jane Marshall
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  5. December 07, 2018

    Ski and Snowboard Season Begins!

    By Jane Marshall Want to get excited about winter? Watch this Hostelling International Canada video:
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  6. November 01, 2018

    How to Choose a Down Puffy

    No matter what time of year it is, there’s one type of jacket I always have in my pack. And that’s down. I have several down jackets which I’ve accumulated over the years: A…
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  7. October 05, 2018

    Beat the Blues by Getting Outside

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca “And remember: Just living is not enough… One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”
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  8. September 28, 2018

    What Can You Do at Elk Island National Park?

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Travel Alberta Video:
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  9. August 21, 2018

    Backpacking with Kids at Sunset Pass

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca It’s time. Time to take my kids into the backcountry again. Julie and Ben are now 11 and 15 and things have changed. They’re…
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  10. July 31, 2018

    Camping Alone in Beauvais Lake Provincial Park

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca I’m tucked into my down sleeping bag, housed within my favourite 
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  11. May 04, 2018

    Three New Backcountry Huts in Castle Wildland Provincial Park

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Did you know? This summer, construction begins on three new huts in…
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  12. March 19, 2018

    Glamping in Canada

    Leading edge shelters that connect you with Canada’s sublime landscape By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca You have a vision of waking to…
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  13. February 20, 2018

    Majestic Cross Country Skiing in the Heart of Kananaskis

    In January, 2018, a small crew from Campers Village headed for the hills – the foothills that is! – for a little cross-country ski getaway. We were fortunate to get perfect, sunny winter weather in both the Bragg Creek and Mount Shark…
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  14. February 20, 2018

    Winter for New Residents

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca The…
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  15. February 01, 2018

    International Travel with Children

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca As a travel writer, I’ve had the opportunity to visit cool places. And as a mother of two, I love showing my children the world…
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  16. December 29, 2017

    Let the Outdoors Inspire You!

    New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca We’re past the winter solstice. Over the hump that marks…
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  17. November 30, 2017

    Connecting With Nature: Just what the doctor (and mother earth) ordered

    Studies prove it. Nature keeps us healthy in mind, body and spirit By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca It’s a dark winter morning. My…
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  18. November 16, 2017

    The Campers Village Family Tree

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca  Think way back to when Edmonton was a frontier and settlers moved west to homestead. That’s how far the roots of…
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  19. November 02, 2017

    Stinky Feet, Blisters and Bandaids

    How to care for the lowliest part of your body By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Just because our feet are at the bottom doesn’t mean…
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  20. October 17, 2017

    7 Ways to Not Get Stuck Inside

    Fall is here… Don’t hibernate just yet! By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca It’s happened. The dreaded post-Thanksgiving couch…
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  21. October 02, 2017

    Autumn Backpacking

    10 reasons why off-season is better By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca My husband Mike and I are going backpacking and most people think we’re…
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