Outdoor

20 articles

10 best places in Canada to visit in the winter

Embrace the snow in these magical destinations.

November 19, 2018
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11 essential things to pack for a Canadian adventure

Backpacking in Canada, eh?

October 09, 2018
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Big tree hunting on Vancouver Island

Discover some of the world’s tallest trees on Canada’s west coast.

September 26, 2018
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How to not be a jerk to wildlife in Canada

They sure look cute and cuddly but they definitely have their etiquette rules.

July 24, 2018
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British Columbia is a wild swimmer’s paradise

Dip into some of BC’s most epic wilderness swimming spots.

June 20, 2018
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5 things to do by moonlight in Mont Tremblant

Get out and enjoy evenings under the moon in Quebec’s favourite mountain town.

March 06, 2018
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The snow-lover’s guide to doing winter right in Canmore

There’s a lot to love about Banff’s lesser-known next-door neighbour.

January 25, 2018
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8 things to do by moonlight in Jasper

You don’t want to miss the long winter nights up here.

January 22, 2018
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5 Ways to Get all up in Canada’s Fall Colours

Ready to embrace fall in all its cozy and colourful glory? Here’s where to do it.

September 19, 2017
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Get to Know BC’s Hidden Mountain Bike Meccas

Whistler, shmistler. If you want some of the West Coast’s best mountain biking, here’s where you gotta go.
September 01, 2017
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Cast off in Gaspésie : Mackerel Fishing at HI Anse-au-Griffon

Fishing has long been a huge part of Gaspésie, one of the most beautiful regions in the world. You can't get much more Gaspé than heading out into the St. Lawrence on your very own fishing adventure. 

August 21, 2017
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Animal-Lovers, Here's a Little Guide to Canada's Wildlife

Here are some of the cute little (and not so little) creatures you might spot during your trip across Canada. 

July 31, 2017
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A Canadian Biking Adventure: Our Top 5 Cycling Routes

Exceptional cycling routes that will show you way more than any highway ever could.

July 14, 2017
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The Best Rock Climbing Spots Around Our Hostels

Get your daily dose of adrenaline by hitting some of Canada's best rock walls and feel like Alex Honnold for a day. 

June 30, 2017
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The Best Spots to Go Snorkelling in Canada

Canada has some of the most incredible snorkelling experiences in the world. Really. I couldn't keep all this info to myself. So here it goes! Heads up, this is not your typical colourful, warm water, little fishies underwater promenade. But you will see, it’s just as unforgettable and unique.

June 16, 2017
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5 Canadian Beach Hostels You Should Visit This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to plan a trip across the country, so we’d like to ass a few spots to your bucket list and challenge you to go before the snow begins to fall again.

June 02, 2017
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We Are With Nature

If you love nature as much as we do, you'll want to learn more about World Environment Day, a perfect opportunity to get outside and make a difference. #WorldEnvironmentDay

May 26, 2017
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What NOT to pack when backpacking

 Follow our tips to avoid overpacking for your next trip!

April 18, 2017
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Far West: A guide to the best spots on Vancouver Island

Head west—far west—to visit some of the best BC has to offer and explore Vancouver Island.

April 18, 2017
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How our Newest hostel HI Squamish Adventure Inn Came to be

For those who aren’t familiar with the destination, you might not yet know that Squamish is in fact an adventurer’s paradise. 

November 11, 2016
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