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Parlee Brook Amphitheatre Trail Near Sussex, New Brunswick

The Parlee Brook Amphitheatre trail is fast becoming one of the most sought-after winter hikes in New Brunswick. In the depths of winter, the natural amphitheatre turns into an enthralling ice valley waiting at the trail’s end. For a fairly short hike, this reward is more than worth it. I’ve…

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Friars Nose Lookout Near Sussex, New Brunswick

Looking for a hike with a view in New Brunswick? Friars Nose is a great option! Just a few minutes from Sussex, this winter hike through the forest does not disappoint. After a heavy snowfall, it’s best to bring snowshoes or wait until the trail has been packed down. If…

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Sam Orr Pond Trail in the Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve

The Sam Orr Pond Trail is a beautiful spot for snowshoeing and winter hiking. New Brunswick finally got enough snow to break out the snowshoes. If you’re looking for a family-friendly park near St. Andrews, I’d recommend visiting the Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve. I’ll definitely be back in the summer (and…

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Barnaby Head Trail in New River Beach Provincial Park

New River Beach Provincial Park is nestled beside the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick. The park’s long sand beach and crisp waters make it a popular summer destination. When winter hits, few visitors occupy the area. If you’re looking for a peaceful spot, I’d highly recommend hiking Barnaby Head…

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Cape Split Trail: One of the Best Hikes in Nova Scotia

Cape Split is one of the most iconic trails in Nova Scotia. I was thrilled to return after more than a decade. As of 2021, you can hike Cape Split as a loop, with stunning views of the infamous Bay of Fundy from both the Minas Basin and Scots Bay…

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Balancing Rock Trail: Natural Attraction in Nova Scotia

Balancing Rock Trail is a must-see natural wonder located on Long Island in Nova Scotia. If you’re looking for a short hike off the beaten path, you should definitely visit this place. About 3.5 hours from Halifax, Balancing Rock offers a beautiful trail filled with interesting information and stunning natural…

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How To Make Your Outdoor Adventures More Sustainable

Choosing sustainability can take some effort. Sometimes it’s easier to pretend that taking care of the earth is for someone else. But protecting the environment is for all of us. Whether you’re new to outdoor recreation or a seasoned outdoors person, there are practical things we can do to make…

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Your Complete Guide to the Bagwa Canoe Route in Saskatchewan

Have you ever visited northern Saskatchewan? I hadn’t until this September when I solo paddled the Bagwa Canoe Route in Prince Alberta National Park. There’s nothing like beautiful boreal forest and pristine lakes for absolute backcountry bliss. Whether your a seasoned paddler, complete novice, or a group with varied skills,…

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Lion’s Head Lookout: Beautiful Bruce Peninsula Hike in Ontario

The Bruce Peninsula is an increasingly popular destination for Ontario outdoor-lovers. Just over three hours from Toronto, the Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve is one of the beautifully breathtaking spots to visit on the peninsula. The trail to Lion’s Head Lookout connects to the 900-km Bruce Trail from Tobermory to…

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Grey Owl Trail hike in Saskatchewan
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2 Days Backpacking the Grey Owl Trail in Saskatchewan

I think it’s fair to say that Saskatchewan is best known for prairie landscape and open skies. But did you know the boreal forest in the north offers a completely different experience? This fall, I travelled to Prince Albert National Park to hike the iconic Grey Owl Trail with some…

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