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Vapur water bottle

Review: Vapur Water Bottle

In the past year we’ve made some changes as to how we keep hydrated during our hikes, road trips and travels. While we used to pick up a bottle or two of water from a convenience store, and more recently used a refillable hard plastic bottle, we’ve made the change to the Vapur water bottle, aka the anti-bottle, and are ...

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Preventing lyme disease

Tips on preventing Lyme disease – avoiding ticks when outdoors!

A bit of timely news for all who are heading out hiking or camping this summer: The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance is sharing information on preventing Lyme disease through ticks. This disease is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in North America and if untreated in early stages can lead to serious problems involving joints, the heart and central nervous ...

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Street to Trail

Street to Trail: Interviewing Paul Mackle

Both my husband Frank and I know that when we get outdoors for a hike in one of the many conservation areas around the Greater Toronto Area, we recharge our batteries after a long week at the office. We also come away from our experience outdoors feeling balanced. So it’s no wonder that an organization such as Street to Trail ...

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Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto

Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto 2012

My husband Frank and I headed to this year’s Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto to check out the latest in travel, outdoor activities and equipment. So many great exhibitors were part of this year’s show, including booths from more tourism organizations focusing on adventure travel. We liked how the show was organized into categories from various travel destinations (Ontario, Canada, ...

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