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Osprey Talon 22 Backpack – Long Term Review

Osprey Talon 22 Review:      For my first ever product review I will tell you about the most vital piece of hiking gear I own, the Osprey Talon 22 day pack.  After using this backpack on almost every hike for the past 4 years, I fully recommend it.  Ideal for those looking for an […]

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Guides Hiking

Best Apps For Nature Lovers – Top 5 Apps For Outdoors

Best Apps For Nature Lovers      Best Apps For Nature Lovers, campers, hikers, photographers & outdoor enthusiasts.  My top 5 favourite apps after spending plenty of time hiking, camping & exploring local nature areas.  Apps come and go, but these 5 are staples in my digital kit. iNaturalist      On everyone’s best apps […]

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Outdoor Gear Review: 11 Favourites For Summer

     Whether its a day at the beach, a sweat-drenched hike or a camping trip for the ages, these are some of my favourite items for Summer. Quickdry Microfiber Towel      A big fluffy beach towel might be great in some situations, but when you’re out exploring its just not practical.  These microfiber […]

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Essential Gear For The Outdoor Enthusiast

     Over the years I’ve accumulated lots of outdoor gear. Eventually, they fall into 3 categories. First: Gear that I rarely ever use due to size/weight/impracticality.  Second: Poor quality gear that didn’t last more than an outing or two.   Third:  The holy grail of gear that has become an everyday carry and proven itself to […]

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Guides Hiking

Beginner’s Guide To Snowshoeing

     If you’ve never tried snowshoeing before, you’re missing out.  If you like hiking, but do a lot less of it in winter, snowshoeing is the answer to get you back outdoors.  It’s fantastic exercise, and a simple way to get out and explore what makes winter enjoyable.      The great thing about […]