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.
Today my friend Jessica Glendinning lends her writing and outdoor skills to the blog. I first met Jessica at a conference in Portland called the World Domination Summit. Cool name right? Lots of cool people too. We got talking about the outdoors and I found… Read More »Why an Outdoor Cooperative = 4 Seasons of Fun
I’ve been following Lainy’s photography for a little while now and I’ve been impressed with what she’s come up with in a short amount of time. A few weeks ago I asked her if she would do a photo essay on the fall colours walking… Read More »A Fall Walk About: A Photo Essay from Lainy Bekar
I had the chance recently to try out Hi-Tec’s newest light hiking boots, the Sierra Lite I WP. My marketing spiel for them would be something they, “pull together Hi-Tec’s advanced technology into comfortable, rugged, light-weight hiker.” Or something like that. Hiking boots are such a personal thing… Read More »Floating over the Mud: Hi-Tec’s Sierra Lite I WP Hiking Boot Review
Back in April some friends and I spent a few days out in the Carmanah Walbran Valley. These are some of the photos from the trip. Our first day we headed upstream from the campsite to do some exploring. There are massive trees everywhere. Particularly… Read More »Carmanah Walbran Trip Photo Essay
So you you’re thinking about going for a hike and you get excited. But then you start thinking about everything you need to find out. Where’s the best place to hike? How do I get there? Are there any important things I should know about the trail… Read More »What You Need to Know About a Hiking Trail
How closely do you time your runs? If you’re like me, up to year and a bit ago I never timed anything. I’d run a distance I thought was close to when I should run and call it a day. I didn’t really measure much.… Read More »Garmin Forerunner 405 Training Watch Review
When I first found the Julbo Nomad sunglasses I was a little skeptical. They were from a french company that I had never heard of, they were expensive, and they were a little different style than I was used to wearing. I was actually looking… Read More »Julbo Nomad Sunglasses Review