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Join our guest writers weekly as they share with you the latest and greatest ideas for Outdoor Family Adventure, including tips, activity suggestions and more.  Check out the blog articles below.

Valentine's Day at Lake O'Hara

Valentine's Day at Lake O'Hara By Jane Marshall ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2017-02-16 at 17:29 pm

Winter Festivals and Events

Photo courtesy of Tourism Jasper Winter Festivals and Events: Embracing the Dark Side of the Year ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2017-01-23 at 16:30 pm

How to Prepare for Adventure Travel

How to Prepare for Adventure Travel By Jane Marshall ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2017-01-05 at 21:42 pm

Fun Facts About Winter Wildlife

Photo courtesy of Mark Bradley Fun Facts About Winter Wildlife Learn what happens to...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-12-15 at 21:39 pm

Shoulder Season Woes

Shoulder Season Woes Cheer Up: Helpful Tips to Get You Primed for Winter By Jane Mars...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-11-30 at 18:41 pm

Staff Profile: Paul M.

Staff Profile: Paul M. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-11-22 at 23:10 pm

Long Stories Short

Long Stories Short A reflection from Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves Over the summer, Michael and Eli...
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By Eli Shellenberg and Michael Taves
  2016-11-07 at 17:16 pm

How to Get Into Cross Country Skiing: Where to Go, What to Know

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By Jane Marshall
  2016-11-03 at 19:03 pm

Stargazing in Jasper National Park

Photo Credit: Jeff Bartlett Stargazing in Jasper National Park By Jane Marshall ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-11-03 at 17:52 pm

Top Views Along the Trans Canada Trail

Top Views Along the Trans Canada Trail By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves Over the summer, Michael and Eli em...
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By Michael Taves & Eli Schellenberg
  2016-10-18 at 22:16 pm

Hiking Through the Autumn Larches

Photo Credit Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography Hiking through the Autumn Larches ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-09-28 at 11:42 am

Leave No Trace Alpine Camping

Leave No Trace Alpine Camping By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-09-23 at 14:51 pm

Top 5 Favourite Backpacking Foods

Top 5 Favourite Backpacking Foods By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves This is our trip in its essence. Eli a...
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By Michael Taves & Eli Shellenberg
  2016-08-29 at 14:58 pm

Staff Profile: Katherine P.

Staff Profile: Katherine P. by Jane Marshall ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-08-08 at 10:09 am

Top 5 Gear Picks

Top 5 Gear Picks By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves It can go without saying that over the course of our...
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By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves
  2016-08-04 at 11:27 am

Traveling the TCT and Quitting Your Dreams

Travelling the TCT and Quitting Your Dreams By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves Week one has had some up...
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By Michael Taves & Eli Schellenberg
  2016-07-29 at 09:36 am

Backcountry Cooking

Backcountry Cooking By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca&n...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-07-13 at 14:44 pm

And the Journey Begins!

And the Journey Begins! By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves We are following Eli and Michael as they embark ...
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By Michael Taves & Eli Schellenberg
  2016-07-06 at 15:35 pm

Get On the Water!

Get on the Water Paddling Around Edmonton By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-06-30 at 14:24 pm

Trekking the Trans Canada Trail

Trekking the Trans Canada Trail By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves Over the next couple of months, we are follo...
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By Eli Schellenberg and Michael Taves
  2016-06-30 at 10:48 am

Staff Profile: Lorraine M.

Staff Profile: Lorraine M. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-06-14 at 10:48 am

Staff Profile: Candace B.

Staff Profile: Candace B. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-05-30 at 10:55 am

Staff Profile: David A.

Staff Profile: David A. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-05-03 at 10:48 am

Staff Profile: Brent B

Staff Profile: Brent B. by Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca  Position: Hard Goods, Edmo...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-03-30 at 10:32 am

A Backcountry Escape at Shadow Lake Lodge

By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca  ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-03-15 at 11:55 am

Inject Adventure Into Your Sun Holiday

By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca Tis the season to travel somewhere warm. ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-03-01 at 11:26 am

Adventures at Assiniboine Lodge

by Chelsey Marques ...
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By Chelsey Marques
  2016-02-22 at 09:29 am

Staff Profile: Dwayne H.

Staff Profile: Dwayne H. by Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-02-16 at 09:33 am

Glide and Go

by Jeremy Derksen Getting started cross-country skiing doesn’t have to be medieval torture...
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By Jeremy Derkson
  2016-02-08 at 10:07 am

Staff Profile: Selina R.

Staff Profile: Selina R. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-01-29 at 15:45 pm

Jasper in January

By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca  January 14-31, 2016 Locals and travellers embrace wi...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-01-15 at 13:53 pm

Staff Profile: Daylin J.

Staff Profile: Daylin J. By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca  Position: Hard...
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By Jane Marshall
  2016-01-06 at 11:13 am

Winter Wonderland in Jasper

By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-12-16 at 16:00 pm

Staff Profile: Steven S

Staff Profile: Steven S. By Jane Marshall ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-12-04 at 15:11 pm

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Top Outdoor Gear and Clothing - Part 2

By Tanya Koob  rockiesfamilyadventures.com  Last week Tanya shared ...
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  2015-11-27 at 12:49 pm

2015 Holiday Gift Guide For Top Outdoor Gear and Clothing - Part 1

By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com The holidays are just around the corner and I’m anxious to f...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-11-27 at 09:26 am

The Wonders of (non-itchy) Wool

  The Wonders of (non-itchy) Wool By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-11-16 at 10:36 am

Cool Weather Activities to Get the Kids Outside

Cool Weather Activities to Get the Kids OutsideBy Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-10-30 at 13:36 pm

Staff Profile: Stephanie A

Staff Profile: Stephanie A. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-10-27 at 15:24 pm

Embracing Autumn: Dog Walking, Autumn Hiking and Cozy Picnics

  Embracing Autumn: Dog Walking, Urban Hikes and Cozy Picnics By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-10-15 at 11:31 am

Bear Safety in the Canadian Rockies

Photo credit: "Zwarte beren" by Luxil - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-10-09 at 09:06 am

Fall Hiking 101: Expect the Unexpected

Fall Hiking 101: Expect the UnexpectedBy Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-10-02 at 15:25 pm

Staff Profile: Katrina I

Staff Profile: Katrina I. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-09-17 at 09:41 am

Hiking, Biking and Paddling in Search of Fall Colours

Hiking, Biking and Paddling in Search of Fall ColoursBy Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-09-04 at 11:41 am

Backpacking from a Beginner's Perspective

Backpacking from a Beginner’s Perspective...
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By Dallas Tkachuk
  2015-08-27 at 14:40 pm

Kananaskis Country: A Mountain Playground for the Family

Kananaskis Country: A Mountain Playground for the Family By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-08-20 at 10:55 am

Beyond Burgers and Hot Dogs: Planning a Camp Feast

Beyond Burgers and Hot Dogs: Planning a Camping FeastBy Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-07-31 at 15:44 pm

Initiations in Family Backpacking

Initiations in Family Backpacking By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caThe time had finally come when ou...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-07-29 at 08:59 am

The Latest Wave in Outdoor Sports

The Latest Wave in Outdoor SportsBy Dallas Tkachuk- Marketing Coordinator Campers VillageHave...
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By Dallas Tkachuk
  2015-07-16 at 15:24 pm

Staff Profile: Nancy L

Staff Profile: Nancy L.  By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-07-15 at 16:06 pm

Canine Camper

Canine Campers By Candace Boettger- Campers Village Edmonton South So you want to take your pup on the trail with y...
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By Candace Boettger
  2015-07-13 at 15:18 pm

Car Camping vs. Backpacking- What's Right For You

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By Dallas Tkachuk
  2015-07-09 at 15:06 pm

Cottage Life in Alberta

Cottage Life in Alberta By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caSchool’s out, the sun is strong, and lake...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-07-02 at 10:05 am

The Best Campgrounds for Active Families

The Best Campgrounds for Active FamiliesBy Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-06-25 at 09:04 am

Staff Profile: Chelsey M

Staff Profile: Chelsey M. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca&n...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-06-15 at 09:47 am

Top 5 Places To Try Stand Up Paddling Near Calgary

Top 5 Places to Try Stand Up Paddling Near Calgary By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventu...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-05-28 at 12:43 pm

Gear Review: Stretch Ozonic Jacket, Scrambler 30 OutDry Daypack and Chockstone Active Pants

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Stretch Ozonic Jacket, Chockstone Active Pants, and Scrambler 30 OutDry Daypack  By Mark...
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By Mark Willms
  2015-05-13 at 09:00 am

'Gear'ing Up For Spring

Gearing Up For Spring By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caSpring sends out signals for...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-04-23 at 10:51 am

Games and Activities for Fun Nights at Camp

Games and Activities for Fun Nights at Camp By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com Camping...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-04-21 at 09:25 am

Staff Profile: Mark W.

Staff Profile: Mark W.  By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-04-13 at 13:44 pm

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Stretch Ozonic Jacket, Chockstone Active Pants, and OutDry Scrambler Pack

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Stretch Ozonic Jacket, Chockstone Active Pants, and OutDry Scrambler Pack By Andrew Nguyen Campers Village, Edmonton South ...
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By Andrew Nguyen
  2015-03-27 at 11:30 am

Mountain Fever

Mountain Fever By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caI’m sitting in f...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-03-24 at 16:06 pm

Gear Review: FuseForm Jacket by The North Face

Gear Review: FuseForm Jacket by The North Face By Sarah Gingerick Assistant Store Manager, Campers Village, Calgary...
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By Sarah Gingerick
  2015-03-07 at 11:01 am

10 Tips to Get the Best Campsite This Summer

10 Tips to Get the Best Campsite this Summer By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-03-04 at 15:54 pm

Staff Profile: Eunice M.

Editor's note: Today we're starting a new series on the Campers Village blog. We'd like to share with you some of the faces and stories of the Campers Village family that make this such a unique place. As is the case ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-03-03 at 11:58 am

Spring Break Inspiration: Vancouver Island

Spring Break Inspiration: Vancouver Island By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-02-18 at 21:24 pm

Family Friendly Mexican Vacations

Family Friendly Mexican Vacations By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2015-02-02 at 11:57 am

What Level of Adventure is Right For You?

What Level of Adventure is Right for You? By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caThe wanderlust ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-01-18 at 19:21 pm

Four Inspiring Adventure Travel Ideas for 2015

Four Inspiring Adventure Travel Ideas for 2015 By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caAs a travel writer, I’m happies...
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By Jane Marshall
  2015-01-12 at 20:43 pm

16 Outdoor Adventure Resolutions for 2015

16 Outdoor Adventure Resolutions for 2015 By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.com ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-12-19 at 11:24 am

Family Outdoor Adventures to Keep the Holidays Fresh

Family Outdoor Adventures to Keep the Holidays Fresh By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caWondering how to keep your...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-12-19 at 10:41 am

Experiential Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Family

Experiential Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Family By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-12-05 at 14:20 pm

Avalanche Awareness and Winter Survival

Avalanche Awareness and Winter Survival By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comThe sun’s rays poke through ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-12-05 at 13:32 pm

Frozen Fun: How to Keep Your Family Active This Winter

Frozen Fun: How to Keep Your Family Active This Winter By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caHow do families s...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-11-12 at 11:25 am

Winter Camping and Backpacking Tips

Winter Camping and Backpacking Tips By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.comT...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-10-31 at 15:39 pm

Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing: Adventures in Snow

Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing: Adventures in Snow By Jane Marshall seejanewrite...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-10-24 at 20:44 pm

Family Snowshoeing Adventures for the Littlest of Explorers

Family Snowshoeing Adventures for the Littlest of ExplorersBy Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.com...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-10-14 at 20:54 pm

Why we love snow sports.

Why We Love Snow Sports By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comAll night the sky has been releasing fat, fluffy ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-10-10 at 17:12 pm

Fun essentials for snowy day fun

Fun essentials for snowy day fun. By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.comWinter is aro...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-10-04 at 20:42 pm

Packing 101: Lighten Your Luggage

Packing 101: Lighten Your Load By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comMy friends think I’m crazy when I tell them packing is one of my favorite parts of travel. They stare with disbelief, their adrenal glands pumping as they recall cramming their belongings into a (very) ...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-09-24 at 21:17 pm

Breaking Borders: The Truth about International Travel with Children

Breaking Borders: The Truth about International Travel with Children By Jane Marshall se...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-09-10 at 21:18 pm

The Best Autumn Day Hikes in Banff and Kananaskis

The Best Autumn Day Hikes in Banff and Kananaskis.By Tanya Koobrockiesfa...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-09-10 at 20:17 pm

Layering your wardrobe for the fall.

Layering Your Wardrobe for the Fall By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.comThe kids are ...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-09-03 at 19:56 pm

Astronomy and Stargazing

Astronomy and Stargazing By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comThe sun has fallen behind the peaks. The moon has waned to an icy sliver. As you pull the tent zipper, the sound seems loud enough to wake sleeping babies hundreds of kilometers away. Catch your breath and head...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-09-02 at 21:45 pm

How to make the most out of a picnic in the park

How to make the most out of a picnic in the park.By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.comP...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-08-11 at 11:50 am

Edmonton Nature Walks and Geo-Caching Adventures

Edmonton Nature Walks and Geo-Caching Adventures By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caOver halfway through summer holidays. The lawns look a little long-in-the-tooth and I have the feeling I do, too. Maybe I’m not alone; perhaps other parents have also emptied their kid-friend...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-08-11 at 11:28 am

Mosquito Deterrents

Mosquito Deterrents By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.comAugust is here and the mosqu...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-07-30 at 10:39 am

When things go wrong in the backcountry.

When Things go Wrong in the Backcountry By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.com...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-07-23 at 15:33 pm

How to make a family backpacking trip great!

How to make a Family Backpacking trip GREAT!By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures.comWe’...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-07-15 at 08:56 am

Inside Look at Backpacking Experiences with Children

Inside Look at Backpacking Experiences with Children By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-07-07 at 11:07 am

Sun and Water Safety Tips

Sun and Water Safety Tips By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comSumme...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-06-27 at 08:48 am

Trail tested snacks for summer adventure.

Trail tested snacks for summer adventure.By Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyad...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-06-26 at 14:25 pm

What's a better fit for your family: Kayaking or Canoeing?

What's a better fit for your family: Kayaking or Canoeing? By Jane Marshall se...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-06-12 at 11:07 am

Easy Overnight Paddle Trips for the Whole Family

Top 5 Places to Try Stand Up Paddling Near Calgary By Tanya Koob rockiesfam...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-06-11 at 15:28 pm

Top Things to Know about Recreational Kayaking

Top things to know about recreational kayaking. By Tanya Koob rockiesfami...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-06-02 at 11:51 am

Leave No Trace and Bear Safety

Leave No Trace and Bear Safety By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.com...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-05-22 at 11:49 am

Wilderness Games for the Whole Family

Wilderness Games for the Whole FamilyBy Tanya Koobrockiesfamilyadventures...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-05-15 at 14:07 pm

Family Camping and Activities for Kids

Family Camping and Activities for Kids By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-05-08 at 09:46 am

Three Steps to Getting a Good Night Sleep in a Tent

Three steps to getting a good night's sleep in a tent. By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-04-28 at 16:12 pm

The Every Persons Guide to Trail Running

The Every-Person's Guide to Trail Running. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comINSPIRATION...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-04-25 at 12:16 pm

Find Your Trail Running Soulmate

Find Your Trail Running Soulmate By Abby Kokolskithechangeofpace.comLong distance runner seeks stable, long-term relationship.Thirty-year-old woman seeking partner for mountain getaways and city adventure.My want for a pair of trail running sho...
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By Abby Kokolski
  2014-04-10 at 16:42 pm

Rainy Days Made Fun

Rainy Days Made Fun By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.comI remember with great clarity a d...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-04-10 at 13:44 pm

Trail Running with Kids

Trail Running with Kids By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caWhen I think of trail running with kids, I’m more lik...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-04-09 at 09:03 am

Keep the Tank Full

Keep the Tank Full: Healthy High Energy Food for Your Pack. By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.comThe old adag...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-03-26 at 09:26 am

Waterproofing - the Essential Spring Rain Gear

Waterproofing - The Essential Spring Rain Gear By Tanya Koob rockiesfamilyadventures.com...
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By Tanya Koob
  2014-03-21 at 10:37 am

Making March Break Memories

Making March Break Memories By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.caAhhh. It’s as if the earth sighs after the long w...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-03-12 at 09:05 am

Get Ready, Get Outside!

Get Ready, Get Outside! Wonderful Winter Activities By Jane Marshall seejanewrite....
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-03-03 at 10:59 am

Dont be Afraid of a Little Excitement

Don’t be Afraid of a Little Excitement: Family Adventure Travel By Jane Marshall...
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By Jane Marshall
  2014-02-17 at 21:48 pm

Staff Profile: Brent B.

Staff Profile: Brent B.by Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca  ...
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