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We test out some handy gear and gadgets to see if they’ll be worth packing for our next backcountry trip

Riding in Riccione and the unsurpassable beauty of Tuscany

The beauty and hospitality of Italy soon becomes apparent whether astride a bicycle or driving down its twisting, narrow country roads

‘This is Mongolian rehab:’ Father and son go to extremes for digital detox

‘We have a chance to free ourselves from technology. It’s this wide-open space reflecting philosophically and spiritually. There are few fences and many roads’

Hut-to-hut hike rewards adventurers with epic views

Comfy beds and incredible food await after a long, fulfilling day

Taking the anxiety out of long crossings in a kayak

Go early, be prepared for any eventuality, plan well, concentrate on strong paddle strokes and keep your destination dead off your bow
Whistler Mountain

How did Whistler B.C. get its name?

It's all because of the cute little marmort . . .

Five days kayaking in B.C.’s Broken Group Islands

The majority of the paddlers were over 50, but there were young families and it was noticeable how much their children enjoyed the experience

Geared up for another kayak adventure on the B.C. coast

The equipment has improved and been refined over the years, but the thrill of the backcountry remains the same

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