River & Trail Talk

Winter Trail Running: What You Need

Posted by Sarah Lamos on 2021 Oct 18th

Winter Trail Running: What You Need

"There is something magical about running; after a certain distance, it transcends the body. Then a bit further, it transcends the mind. A bit further yet, and what you have before you, laid bare, is …

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Preparing for Multi-Day Hiking

Posted by Taryn Giles and Guest Author, Gary Hyslop on 2021 Oct 4th

Preparing for Multi-Day Hiking

Preparing for Multi-day HikingPreparing for multi-day hikes doesn’t need to be an arduous task but it does require some research and attention to the details. Successful backpacking involves preparin …

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How to Build Your Backpacking Kit: The Big 3

Posted by Potter on 2021 Feb 12th

How to Build Your Backpacking Kit: The Big 3

There are heaps of resources on the River & Trail Talk blog and enough information on the internet to keep you inside staring at your screen indefinitely. I will happily redirect you to some of …

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Hiking Checklists for the Gear You Actually Need

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 Dec 31st

Hiking Checklists for the Gear You Actually Need

Taryn put together some handy printable checklists for you to reference when getting ready for your next hiking adventure. Click the links below and use as you see fit!DAY-HIKING: https://riveran …

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Let's talk about Black Friday.

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 Nov 26th

Let's talk about Black Friday.

Off the top, let us be clear: we are having a Black Friday sale. You can check it out here but first, can we talk about Black Friday - and all sales events for that matter? It's a topic we h …

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Warm Feet are Happy Feet

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 Nov 24th

Warm Feet are Happy Feet

The temperature keeps dropping which means our toes are getting chilly. Insulated boots and socks can work wonders for most of us, on most occasions, but there are times when we need more. Enter winte …

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Trail Smarts: Hiking Safety and Etiquette

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Aug 22nd

Trail Smarts: Hiking Safety and Etiquette

Covid 19 has made for a rather unique summer here in the Maritimes. We have been so fortunate to have some additional freedoms here in the wake of the pandemic. Pair that with some stellar weather and …

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First-Aid Kit Checklist

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Jul 18th

First-Aid Kit Checklist

A first aid kit is one of those essentials that you should never leave home without.  Feel free to print this one to be sure your stocked with all the backcountry essentials in case things don't …

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Day-Hiking Checklist

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Jul 18th

Day-Hiking Checklist

Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned hiker, a checklist can help ensure you're bringing along everything you need for every situation.  Feel free to print this one off.  It's a …

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