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Tips for Hiking in Hot Weather

Summer is the best time to hike: the snow has melted, the flowers are blooming and the skies are blue. But unfortunately that also means it can often get ridiculously hot. I’m really heat sensitive (I wilt in hot…

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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…

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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…