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Backcountry Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Valentines day is coming up, which reminds me of one of my favourite things to make on a backpacking trip: Backcountry Chocolate Fondue! It’s actually pretty easy and I guarantee anyone you make it for will be impressed. Backcountry chocolate fondue is a great dessert to make on a backpacking trip, on a hut trip, …

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My North Shore Peaks Challenge: Reflections on a Season in the Mountains

This year I decided I wanted to hike more.  My motivation was simple: being outside makes me happy, so the more I committed to being outside, the happier I would be.  I decided to set a goal for myself.  I wanted my goal to be challenging, yet achievable.  After my first longer hike this spring …

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Make Your Fall Backpacking Trip a Success

Many people think backpacking season ends on the Labour Day weekend.  Well they’re wrong!  September and October can be a great time to go backpacking, as long as you are prepared.  Here are my top 5 tips to make your fall backpacking trip more enjoyable. Research a Destination and a Backup Plan (or Two) The …

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