Helly Hansen doesn’t just have jackets, they have shoes too. The Cascade Low-Cut Helly Tech hiking shoes are a waterproof hiking show (not boot) with a burly sole meant for soaking up all the kilometers. Quick specs The HH Pro-Guard toe and heel caps keep… Read More »Helly Hansen Cascade Low-cut Hiking Shoes Review: Durable, Warm and Dry
Slow and steady, hiking is just putting one foot in front of the other. You might choose to day-hike for the day, or backpack for a week or more.
These articles cover everything you need to know about hiking and hiking gear.
Insoles that come in hiking boots and trail runners are pretty basic. They don’t offer a lot of support and only a bit of cushion. Swapping out the stock insoles for something better is an easy way to get a better fitting and more supportive… Read More »Review: SOLE Performance Medium Carbon Negative Insoles
There’s a lot of stuff you can take backpacking. But not all of it you should. Every wish there was a book that listed out exactly what you needed to bring? Would it be even better if there was a checklist that you could fill… Read More »Free Ebook: Backpacking Gear for Beginners
The internet so full of bits and bytes of information, but it’s still hard to find a good paper guidebook for hiking. Harder still is it to find a good guidebook on backpacking in BC. When I stumbled on the new guidebook Backpacking in Southwestern… Read More »Backpacking in Southwestern BC with Taryn Eyton from Happiest Outdoors
What exactly is a backpacking stove? Why is one stove a backpacking stove and one not? There are lots out there of all different kinds. A quick search on Google and you can find all these different types of backpacking stoves: Canister Liquid Fuel Alcohol… Read More »What exactly is a backpacking stove?
Canister stoves are the easiest types of backpacking stove to light. Just like a BBQ. Grab your lighter, turn on the gas and, woof, you’re cooking with gas. It’s still possible to burn your eyebrows off but much harder than with a liquid fuel stove.… Read More »4 Ways to Light a Canister Stove
While you’re out in the woods on a hike, you don’t want to be carrying more weight than you absolutely have to. Your backpacking stove is one thing where you can save some weight by buying a lighter one. Out of the two popular types… Read More »Liquid fuel backpacking stoves: Pros and Cons
When you start overnight hiking, you’ll probably be looking at some sort of backpacking stove to cook food with. It’s not absolutely required, you could just bring packaged and dried food, but having a hot, filling meal at the end of a long day hiking… Read More »Backcountry kitchen: Canister fuel stoves
So why can’t you use a windscreen on a canister stove? Imagine this story. You’ve just found camp after a long day hiking. The weather is miserable, it’s raining, the wind is blowing it sideways. You’re cold and wet and hungry. You get camp set… Read More »Ka-boom or the reason you shouldn’t use a windscreen around a canister stove
Hiking isn’t much fun when you have sore feet. There are so many different things that can cause sore feet out on the trail. We pulled together all the different solutions we’ve tried or seen work over the years so you hopefully don’t have to… Read More »How to Prevent Sore Feet Hiking