Five Pitfalls of Being an Adventurer

We’re always hearing comments about how great it must be to be so adventurous and to be off on new adventures regularly. However, exploring new places, getting into new adventure activities and pushing the limits of what we already do is unfortunately not always as glamorous as it might seem….

use a bit of common sense when taking photos of wild animals

Your Safety Around Wild Animals

As a human being, you should always be aware of your surroundings and your personal safety. Purposely doing something extremely stupid isn’t always the best of decisions, and when dealing with wild animals, you have to remember that no matter how calm that animal seems, it is still wild and…

Off Road Driving Tips: The Steering Wheel

Don’t hold your thumbs on the inside of the steering wheel during your off road driving adventures –  even if you’ve got a steering stabilizer or booster.   When the front wheels gets stuck or bounced off an obstacle such as a rock, or deep hole, there is a high risk of…

The Canada Goose

The Canada Goose is a pretty magnificent bird and worth of some of your bird watching time while out hiking. I spotted some nicely formed goose tracks while out hiking a few days ago. The Canada Goose is a fairly large bird with a wingspan of 50-73″ (127-185cm) so you…

Avalanche!

Every year, snowy avalanches claim the lives of hikers, campers, skiers, snowmobilers and others. The key to staying safe is learning to avoid areas at risk of an avalanche. Here are a few key points: – avoid slopes 30 degrees or greater – even with trees – less steep slopes…