Tag: Canada
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Mountaineering 101: How to Safely Begin Exploring in the Mountains
By Caitlin McKenzie

Getting into the high country can seem insurmountable at first. But with the right tools, education, gear, and partners, it’s entirely possible. Not too long...

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How To Lace Your Boots
By Guest Blogger

How to lace your boots. It seems so simple. It can be so complicated. Fortunately, our good friends at Backcountry Edge break it down. Much...

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Boot review: Men’s Bridger 8" Insulated Waterproof

One word I never thought I would associate with an insulated boot is “versatile”. However after nearly nine months of putting the Men's Bridger 8”...

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How To Do Hard Things (Hint: Don't make them optional)
By Molly_Herber

Cover image: Finishing a tough workout. Photo by Kevin Wilson.

During hard workouts my high school cross country coach would tell us, “If a bear were...

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How to Manage a Wilderness Emergency

Cover image: This is not a practice test. The images here are from an ice climbing accident that occurred last winter at Louise Falls, one...

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Boot Fitting Tough Love Part II: 3 Myths about Boot Fitting

Cover image: A lightweight low-cut boot is a good choice for day hiking established trails like the Colorado River Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park...

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Protect Your Public Lands: A User's Guide

Image: Take some time to learn about public lands surrounding your favorite trails. Photo by Renee Patrick

After huffing up the 2,000-foot climb out of Big...

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How to Pack a Backpack

Cover image:Getting from point A to point B. How to fill it all in? All images: Shawn Forry

How to pack a backpack? It seems so...

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Where To Next? British Columbia's Mt. Seymour

Cover image: Kyle and the brave souls put on their best enthusiastic face for the camera. Note: Even the dog was nice enough to pose...

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What's In a Shoe? Everything.

My shoes are the foundation of all routes travelled, one of the most important types of support for a journey.

So far this year, my Oboz...

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Polar Bear Season
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Ed. Note: Melynda Harrison was a 2015 Oboz ambassador who’s had amazing adventures. We’re running this story on polar bears now because November is the...

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