Pillow Talk

**Article Original Published December 15, 2016** There is a long standing debate in the camping community on the subject of comfort versus necessity.  Hardcore outdoor enthusiasts and minimalists are quick to dismiss any comfort items and claim that they have no place on a camping trip.  This group is quick to refer to those that... Continue Reading →

Weather talk

Canadians love talking about hockey, politics and the weather. There's more than enough political talk right now, and the ponds haven't frozen,  so I figured, let's look at weather. I’ve always had a fascination with mother nature and always wanted to learn more about clouds and weather systems so I can be better prepared for... Continue Reading →

10 Tips For Blister Free Hiking

**Article Original Published March 2nd, 2016** There are few things as vital to the success of a hiking trip as foot care.  Proper foot care can mean the difference between having a highly enjoyable trip or a miserable trip that brings dread with every footstep.  Even the strongest, most fit hikers are susceptible to foot... Continue Reading →

11 Tips For Hiking Killarney’s La Cloche Silhouette Trail

**Article Original Published May 3rd, 2016** On Saturday April 30th, Mark Highfield and I returned from our trip around the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney Provincial Park (trail details found here: https://quickescapes.ca/trips/la-cloche-silhouette-trail-killarney-provi…).  This was our second time around the loop (once clockwise and once counter clockwise).  This second time around proved easier for both... Continue Reading →

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