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Sleep comfortably in your car with a Backseat Bivy

The Back Seat Bivy is designed to bridge the gap between convenience and comfort

Wild Country Mosquito Harness ready for going back to the gym

A great new harness for the 2021 rock and gym season

The Seven Best Hiking Boots for Summer 2021 Reviewed

From week-long treks to day hikes, these boots will keep you comfortable and safe from whatever the trail throws at you

The Devil’s Work: Six-Pitch Ontario 5.10b Sport Route

Riverside Wall has a number of all-bolted multi-pitch rock routes up to 5.10

MEC Celebrates 50th Birthday with Million Dollar Donation

MEC gift to benefit national outdoor organizations

How to Become a Multi-Pitch Rock Climber in Southern Ontario

Tips to help you access tall climbs safely and have fun

Crag Etiquette: Finesse Your First Trips to the Rocks

Keeping access to Canadian crags requires all climbers to follow a few simple unwritten rules. Be sure to follow the Covid-19 guidelines for your health region this season

Free Will: The Climbing Life of Jim Sandford

One of Canada’s most accomplished and legendary rock climbers

Erynne Gilpin, Victoria-Based Indigenous Rock Climbing Activist

“As I climbed more, I saw different worldviews, actions and relationships to the land. I wondered, what can I contribute to informing non-Indigenous people about the relationship of land, governance and well-being.”

The Keen Ridge Flex Hiking Boots for 2021

This new-for-2021 style is flexible, durable and very comfortable