Tag Archives: Hiking Jacket

What to Wear Hiking

You might hear hikers say that there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. This article will offer some dos and don’ts for your hiking attire. What to Wear Hiking (the Quick-and-Dirty List): No denim jeans or “I love to hike” cotton tees: Cotton holds onto water, so it keeps you feeling sweaty in […]

How to Pack a Backpack for a Hiking Trip

Backpacks have come a long way since the 70’s, when hikers swore by (and at) bulky external frames and nifty side pockets were few and far between. Nowadays, there’s any number of high-tech packs that help you lug more gear longer, and farther, than ever before. But it’s still critical that you know how to pack a backpack […]


Choose the Right Trail A rainy day walk in Vancouver’s North Shore mountains. On rainy days there’s no point in hiking for hours to a summit if you won’t see the view. Forest hikes, riverside trails or trips to lakes are great on wet days and waterfalls can be especially spectacular. Pick a shorter hike, […]