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Choosing Your Gear

A big part of having a great backpacking trip is having the right gear. This article shares some tips to ensure you have the right gear to make sure you [...]

Gear By Emma Schroeder August 27, 2018

How to Choose A Pair of Hiking Boots

What’s the first piece of gear you’ll need when getting into hiking? A trusty pair of hiking boots! Having proper support and protection for your feet is very important on [...]

Gear By 10A editors August 21, 2018

Best Ultralight Tents for Backpacking

Are you planning a backpacking trip, but need a new tent? We’re here to help you, sharing our thoughts on the best backpacking shelters, exploring not just tents but tarps [...]

Gear By 10A editors May 9, 2018

Best Hiking Coats for Rain

No matter when or where you hike, you need to be prepared for rain. Not only is getting wet unpleasant and sure to put a damper on your day but [...]

Gear By 10A editors April 15, 2018

Best Ultralight Summer Jacket

We’ve been working on hydrating better while we are outdoors and have seen improvements during and after exercise. Below we share our tips. Disclosure: This post contains references to products [...]

Gear By 10A editors March 7, 2018

Best Stove for Backpacking

What’s the best way to start a chilly day in the mountains? With a steaming hot cup of coffee. And the best way to end the day? With a hot [...]

Gear By 10A editors March 4, 2018

Sale Season at Patagonia.ca!

Get to their site quick! You can get a new fleece or parka and be ready for winter! Or, get that Christmas shopping done earlier than ever! Go now! Disclosure: [...]

Gear By 10A editors February 17, 2018

Our Favourite Mid-Layers

It seems like it is colder and snowier than usual this winter. This has meant some great time outdoors, but time outdoors can easily turn unpleasant without the right gear. [...]

Gear By 10A editors February 8, 2018

Banff Insider Deals this Winter

Do you want to take a dream trip to Banff in the Canadian Rockies this winter? Are you put off by the high cost of accommodation? We hear you. Prices [...]

Gear By 10A editors January 8, 2018

Jasper Insider Deals this Winter

Do you want to take a dream trip to Jasper in the Canadian Rockies this winter? Are put off by the high cost of accommodation? We hear you. Prices keep [...]

Gear By 10A editors January 5, 2018