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!

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.

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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