Since summer is fleeting, it's important to master the skills to make the most out of every day. So here are 5 Essential Summer Skills, brought to you by Explore Magazine:
With the weather warming and spring-summer camping/hiking/paddling season coming up, it's time to brush up on your backcountry skills and ensure you're up to the task of taking this season for all it's worth.
Modern water purification tablets have come a long way since those awful iodine tablets, and filters work well too — but what if you are all out of tablets, you don't have a filter and you need safe water? You boil it. Here's how to do it right:
Kick up your action and adventure shots with these tips from some of Canada's top outdoor photographers
Bear Safety: it’s never too early to educate yourself for next year’s camping season. Here are some tactics for dealing with bears in the bushes:
Use this simple trick to turn conventional wooden matches into military-grade waterproof fire starters:
If plane pick-up and drop-off is part of your backcountry trip, this is a handy skill to have
Master these survival skills and you'll be able to handle anything that comes your way
Outdoor gear is pricey, and because it can add up so quickly, we want to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. When it comes to boots, tents, mountain bikes and more, here's what you should be looking for.
No matter what you're equipped with on your next backcountry adventure, these tips will help you find your way.