What to Bring on a Day Hike in Summer – The Hiking Checklist

Hiking, nowadays, has been one of the most popular pastimes among people around the world. It has a lot of health benefits as well. It keeps your heart active and lessens the risks of heart diseases, improves blood pressure, strengthens your bones and much more.Your mobile phone can help you in various ways. Sometimes, you may need to call an emergency if you need. In this [...]

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Hit the reset button

Our family is less than two months away from Damien's last day at work. The weeks and days sometimes seem beyond full. Both of us adults have our regular work commitments. Damien's job as a computer programmer/systems analyst at the college. And my job of home management, cooking, home education and child raising.On top of this already full-time work, we are downsizing [...]

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The one thing every family needs to be successful in the outdoors

Learning how to go light successfully empowers a family to get out the door faster, travel farther, experience more, and even spend more days per year doing the activities they love (more on this later).There is rarely a time when we have returned from a trip wishing we had brought more. We usually find ourselves in the opposite position: researching, plotting, scheming, an [...]

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Seeking Winter Adventure

I guess it's called Adventure in Progress for a reason; maybe the process is more fitting during this time of year. Feels like we're not making a lot of progress.You see it's winter right now, January to be exact. There's lots of snow; it's cold and stormy. The snow makes hiking tricky, but before Christmas, we brought crampons for the kids so we can at least hike in ice [...]

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