Bug Wars: The Death of DEET?

Bug Wars: The Death of DEET?

For over 50 years outdoor folk have been using insect repellents containing DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide). In concentrations of 15% or more, it has been the most effective and reliable barrier against mosquitoes, ticks, and other blood-sucking critters. Now there are...

Trail running in the Canadian Rockies

There is a notion that trail running in the Canadian Rockies is relatively new. Actually, it’s been around since  the first recreational running shoes were created by Nike, Adidas and New Balance in the mid-1970s. I recall camping at Twintree Lake on...