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Everything about snowshoeing

Learn everything about snowshoeing and get better at your favourite sports!

SNOWSHOEING

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How to choose the right sleeping bag

After a long day of hiking, a good night’s sleep helps your body rest and recover. That's why it's important to have the right sleeping bag: you want something season-appropriate, comfortable and, above all, easy to transport.

Winter camping tips

Winter camping tips

Are you looking for a new challenge, or do you simply love the outdoors in winter?

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A yoga routine for snowshoe enthusiasts

Did you know that snowshoeing and yoga are complementary sports? Adopt this routine for better performance on the trail and in the studio.

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Why choose merino wool?

The key to a successful outdoor activity? Put on Merino wool base layers. Antimicrobial, stretchy and breathable, Merino wool protects the body against temperature changes. This fabric is extremely effective in all seasons.

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Snowshoeing: How to get started

For some of us, the thought of snowshoeing evokes childhood memories of wearing heavy, clunky wooden snowshoes during school outings. Luckily, the times have changed...

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What are the best hiking trails near Ottawa?

Discover some amazing hiking trails and walking paths in and around our capital city of Ottawa.

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How to choose the right hiking footwear

Deciding what kind of hiking shoes or boots to get can be tricky—there are so many options! It helps to think about the terrain you are going to explore and the load you plan to carry.

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How to choose your snowshoes

If you're looking for an alternative to skiing or snowboarding this winter, why not give snowshoeing a try? It's a terrific workout that allows you to enjoy the outdoors. When choosing your first pair of snowshoes, you may not know where to start. Here are some tips to get you started...

Comment bien habiller ses enfants en hiver?

How to choose your kids' winter clothing

Bien habiller ses enfants pour l'hiver est primordial. Voici quelques conseils pour vous aider à choisir les bons vêtements!

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Winter Socks: A Mini-Guide

Staying warm on cold winter days means having the right gear from head to toe! We'll help you find the best socks for your favourite winter activities. By keeping your feet warm you will be able to comfortably (and safely) enjoy your favourite outdoor winter activities for longer.

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Why snowshoeing is a better workout than you think

Snowshoeing is seriously good for you. See how it measures up to other winter sports in terms of health benefits, accessibility, and sheer fun.

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How to dress your kids for a hike

Children tend to run everywhere and get into everything. Follow our tips for kids' hiking gear to make sure they stay dry and warm while exploring.

SnowContact soles: made for snow

SnowContact soles: made for snow

This winter, snowy trails are yours for the taking. Why not try SnowContact soles?