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How to experience the world while isolated at home

Wanderlust is a state of mind. Revel in the excitement of dreaming, planning and researching.

How to prevent and treat hypothermia

Preventing hypothermia is a real consideration for us in the mountains

How to layer with your down jacket

A down jacket is one of the most coveted and practical items of our outdoor gear. Find out how to properly layer with your down jacket.

2018 Outdoor Gear Holiday Gift Guide

For the person who is perpetually planning their next outdoor adventure. Gear we'll know they'll love, because we love it too.

The best deals at the REI Gear Up and Get Outside Sale

Read our review of our favourite items featured at the REI Gear UP and Get Out there sale this November. Sale runs through November 19.

Galatea and Lillian Lakes Hike in Kananaskis

This is one of my favourite hikes. It takes you through a canyon to two alpine lakes and a mountain pass. Find out more about the Galatea creek trail.

Best larch forest hikes in Alberta's mountains

In the early fall, alpine larch trees turn yellow, a brief, and exciting time of year in the mountains. The yellow colour creates a bright forest atmosphere amid the snowy and rocky mountain landscap

New eco-clothing brand Outerknown by surf legend Kelly Slater

New eco-clothing brand Outerknown is developed by surf legend Kelly Slater. Outerknown asks, do you know how your clothing is made?