Outdoor Inspiration

  1. 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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  2. 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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  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. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. February 26, 2019

    Kids Need to be Outside - What We Can Learn from the World’s Best Kindergarten

    Here are some great ideas for maximizing nature time for kids. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca Science continues to prove it. Kids…
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. September 28, 2018

    What Can You Do at Elk Island National Park?

    By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Travel Alberta Video:
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  20. 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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  21. 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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