Nature + Environment

How to Build a Fire

Fire building 101 with Mahikan Trails.

Mountain Life: Know Your Backcountry Hut Etiquette

Proper hut-iquette: do you know it? Do you show it?

GEAR REVIEW: Osprey Xena 70L

Gone are the days of walking uphill both ways to school while wearing an uncomfortable potato sack as a backpack. This pack by Osprey will have your shoulders whistling a new tune!

Gear Review: Kelty Ignite DriDown

Go ahead and spray your down sleeping bag with the garden hose, we dare you!

Gear Review: Salewa Wildfire Approach Shoe

Hiking season is upon us. See what our boot-hating, Birkenstock-wearing Online Editor had to say about the new Salewa Wildfire approach shoes.

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Cerium Lt Hoody

Do you find yourself shivering in the back country while your friends remain toasty warm and happy? Have no fear, the Arc’teryx Cerium is here!

Quinoa Scramble

Getting creative with quinoa! Check out this quick and easy recipe for a quinoa scramble. Yum yums included.

Breakfast Quesadillas

Putting the ‘fast’ in breakfast, these quesadillas are ready quicker than you can say ‘fiesta!’ And they’ll leave you warm and fuzzy before hitting the trails.

Ovenless Pizza

Dine like a dirtbag with dishes fit for royalty! This over-a-campfire pizza is legit fit for a backcountry king or queen.

GEAR REVIEW: Exped Airmat Basic UL

The Exped Airmat is comfortable enough to drive me into a nap only hours after I’ve had a full night’s sleep on a real mattress.

7 Ways You Can Volunteer in Banff National Park

Does Banff National Park hold a special place in your heart? Looking for a way to contribute to your mountain community? Consider getting your hands dirty by volunteering with the Banff National Park Volunteer Program! 7 Ways You Can Volunteer in Banff National Park Trail Reports –- let Parks Canada staff know about the conditions of your favourite mountain biking…

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