With around 89% of Canada being uninhabited, Canada truly is a place for adventure. There is a plethora of outdoor adventures in Canada, some are achievable from the safety of your car, while others require a much more adventurous approach.
For many of us, the thought of staying in an organized campground is undesirable. You dream of camping in the untamed wilderness, undisturbed with not a soul in sight. You might actually get to observe wildlife that haven’t been scared off by the noise created in organized campgrounds. Wild camping in Alberta provides an opportunity to explore nature in a way that isn’t accessible by normal means.
Camping with a hammock can seem like a crazy idea at first. Especially since the majority of us associate hammocks with either relaxing on the beach at some exotic destination. Or worse, falling out of a hammock and injuring yourself. Hammock camping for beginners can be a bit of a learning curve, but fortunately, you get to learn from my mistakes.
So you’ve decided to go hiking. Whether you decide to go on a day hike or a 6-month thru hike, there are certain items everyone should be carrying. The 10 essentials for hiking are the bare necessities that will get you home in case of an emergency.