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  1. November 11, 2021

    Campers Village has become Breathe Outdoors

    By Carrie Malin We take a long, steady breath of relief as we…
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  2. September 22, 2021

    Best larch hikes in Alberta: Expert opinions to guide you through the trees

    By Jane Marshall @janeandthemountains
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  3. September 14, 2021

    We're transforming our lives with a breath of fresh air

    By: Carrie Malin  The pandemic sparked a fire in a lot of us that was perhaps previously subdued by other priorities. We’re talking about the outdoors and our new (or rediscovered) love of it. The days of distant travel, packed…
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  4. July 16, 2021

    June Skiing in the Kananaskis: Pushing Boundaries

    By Jane Marshall
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  5. July 15, 2021

    How to Poop When Random Camping: Tips for Dealing with Human Waste

    By Jane Marshall Last year, many people ventured to new places to connect with nature. COVID-19 helped us get outside. We drove further, explored more, and tried things…
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  6. June 23, 2021

    Product Recall on Select Sabre Wild and Frontiersman Bear Spray

    We have been notified by our supplier that a voluntary recall is underway for select units of Sabre Wild, Sabre Wild Max and Frontiersman bear spray. The affected units have both a yellow…
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  7. June 16, 2021

    Eat Local in the Backcountry

    Words and Photos: Evan   Would you like to eat local in the backcountry? With a trip into the backcountry…
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  8. May 28, 2021

    Niitsítapi Water Protectors: Indigenous Perspectives on Caring for the Eastern Slopes of Alberta’s Rockies

    By Jane It’s easy to think Alberta’s history started a couple hundred years ago. It’s what many of us have been taught. The truth is: our province has over…
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  9. May 05, 2021

    From Our Warehouse to Your Adventures

    "Did we stop?""Are we ... there?" By:
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  10. March 29, 2021

    Mining the Eastern Slopes of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains

    Author and Conservationist Kevin Van Tighem offers his perspective on this defining moment in history. By: Jane Marshall
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  11. March 05, 2021

    Winter Hiking in Banff and Lake Louise

    Banff & Lake Louise Tourism helps you find the…
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  12. February 16, 2021

    Banding Together for Bison in Banff National Park

    Did you know that less than 200 years ago tens of millions of bison roamed Alberta? Sadly, European contact and senseless overhunting led to their near…
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  13. January 28, 2021

    The Best Local Guidebooks to Help You Get Outside

    By Jane When it comes to finding information on hikes, bikes, and walks, there are…
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  14. January 21, 2021

    The Comforting Isolation of Winter Camping

    The trees are heavy with snow, bending, unable to even sway in the gentle breeze as four ladies emerge from the trailhead, unpacking into…
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  15. December 17, 2020

    Defending Alberta Parks. A conversation with Natalie Odd, Executive Director of the Alberta Environmental Network

    By Jane Have you heard about the Defend…
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  16. October 29, 2020

    A Beginner's Guide to Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park  By Jane Marshall 
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  17. September 28, 2020

    Moving to the Mountains

    Sometimes the lure of nature makes you do crazy things…  By Jane Marshall
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  18. September 03, 2020

    A Peek Inside a Hiking Guide's Pack

    Learn from a pro about hiking necessities  By Jane Marshall   You’re in your gear room, be it the garage or basement. Pack is on the floor. The…
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  19. August 26, 2020

    Bear Safety 101

    By: Evan Wishloff  Bears can be scary, but you don’t need to be afraid. A bit of basic education and the right gear is all you need to adventure safely in the wilderness. Read on to learn more.
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  20. August 19, 2020

    What Mornings are Like During a 700 km Bikepacking Adventure

    By: Evan Wishloff  This is part 4 of the KVR Bikepacking Adventure Recap. 
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  21. August 07, 2020

    Coffee at 10,000 Feet

    By Evan Wishloff  Okay, more like coffee at 9,500 feet, but close enough, right?  My…
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