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Spring hiking with crampons

Spring hiking with crampons

With the onset of spring, most well-travelled winter trails turn into skating rinks with the daily freeze-thaw cycle. That’s why I decided to store my skis and snowshoes and try a well-reviewed pair of Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultras. For serious hiking on...

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...