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Ask Taryn: Bear Safety

Recently I wrote a post called “You Killed A Bear” that ended up getting way more online attention than I had anticipated. My message in that post was that less experienced hikers should read up about bear safety before…

Rope swing at Joffre Lakes
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Ask Taryn: Backpacking Hygiene

As part of my “Ask Taryn” series D. from the Rockies messaged me on my Facebook page to ask about backpacking hygiene. She writes: My partner and I are planning to do the full 180km Sunshine Coast Trail in…

Winter camping in Fundy National Park
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Ask Taryn: Winter Camping For Beginners

This post is part of a series here on HappiestOutdoors.ca that I’m calling “Ask Taryn” where I answer reader questions about pretty much anything outdoors related. Andrea from Vancouver messaged me on Facebook to ask for winter camping tips…