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Taryn Eyton

A bandaged hiker's foot after getting blisters on the trail. Find out how to prevent blisters when hiking, and how to treat blisters on the trail.
Hiking Tips

How to Prevent Blisters When Hiking

A few weeks ago I went on my first backpacking trip of the year. I wore the same boots and socks as I usually do… but I got a few blisters anyway! WTF?!? It made me realize that even…

Day Hikes Vancouver Area

15 Unusual Hikes Near Vancouver

Most hikes go to a mountain top, a lake or a viewpoint. Those hikes are great, but sometimes you want something different. Something a little unusual. Something off-the-beaten path. Or even something even a little bit weird. Well don’t…

Mountains reflected in a lake on a quiet hiking trail. Don't like crowds? Here are 15 ways to avoid crowded hiking trails.
Hiking Tips

15 Ways to Avoid Crowded Hiking Trails

If you’ve been out on the trails in the last few years you’ve probably noticed something: it’s crowded out there. Hiking has really grown in popularity recently. Some people point to Instagram, others say it’s just part of a…

Gear

17 Ways to Save Money on Hiking Gear

Getting outfitted for hiking and backpacking can seem overwhelming. When I was first starting out with I felt like there was so much gear on the market and that it was SOOO expensive. Plus I felt like the list…

What to pack for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal.
Nepal

What to Pack for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

When I was planning my trek to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal, I wasn’t sure exactly what to pack. I had done lots of overnight hiking and camping trips at home in Canada but I’d never trekked in the…