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Q&A Where's this lone tree and hills south of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan?

This has been photographed at least twice . Where is it? Can you drive right up to it? This was photographed back in early July, before it stopped raining completely. I hiked into the hill...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by TextKit‭

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Q&A Where's this lake and tiny island in Algonquin Park that you can canoe to?

I saw this from r/ontario for Ontario Canada. Can someone pinpoint this on Google Maps? I wanna say ceder right at the top end by the island campsite Some other Redditors commented Opeongo?...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Chgg Clou‭

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Q&A Where's this fence and rolling hill photographed on Sep 2020, in Stouffville, Ontario?

I saw this from r/ontario for Ontario Canada. Can someone pinpoint this on Google Maps? The OP annunciated "Stouffville area", but someone else wrote I was going to guess Uxbridge. Open horizo...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A What are the consequences of — illegally — using a 446 MHz PMR in the North American wilderness?

I've recently bought a pair of PMR446 walkie-talkies with some 5–10 km range, operating at 446 MHz. We've happily used them in Sareks Nationalpark in Sweden. Now I'm moving to Canada, where this ...

4 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by gerrit‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Topo map server out there somewhere?

It's winter. I daydream of trips in various areas. Using Google/Apple/Bing maps is frustrating. Openstreet has trails if you are near civilization, but names are weak. None of them have coordin...

8 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Sherwood Botsford‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Fall/autumn colours in northwest North American mountains

I've noticed that the vegetation in the subalpine forest is very different between the Alps, the Urals, Scandinavia, or the Canadian Rockies. In the latter, I didn't find any at all. In the Alps,...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Snowshoe hare migration patterns through changing seasons

I asked this question in the Hunting BC forum but so far it hasn't received much attention. I'm very interested in the answer(s) and will cross-post any useful information. Over the last three wee...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by tomfumb‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What Canadian national/provincial/territorial parks permit random backcountry camping, if any?

From my outdoor experience in the Nordic countries, I'm used to random backcountry camping. I've never seen a backcountry campground in my life, but I've recently moved to Canada and it seems that...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Canadian Law with respect to knives

I keep seeing slightly different answers for some of these questions. In summary of what I know already, please tell me if I am wrong. You can own any knife of any length, with the following gene...

2 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Jonathon‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What does it take to become a wilderness skills guide as a business?

I see lots of schools around different states and countries that teach wilderness skills and they seem to vary a lot in their basis (that is, what qualifies them to do what they do). Some are led b...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by cr0‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What animal could entirely strip the bark of a birch like this?

I was snowshoeing in Quebec and saw these birch trees completely removed. There were fine what appeared to be teeth marks. The was moss that was left trees.

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Shane Drown‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are lawful wilderness activities in Canada?

I am in process of immigrating from Russia to Canada. While I've fallen out of... Well, everything that includes movement... I have plans to resume wilderness trips after I finish immigration proce...

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Misamoto‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where to buy ethanol in Canada?

I have recently moved from Sweden to Canada. In Sweden, I always bought ethanol for my trangia ethanol stove at petrol stations. Where can I buy such ethanol in Canada? Is it sold at petrol stat...

4 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Why would a polar bear give away his kill?

I am reading Three Among the Wolves by Helen Thayer, who is best known for walking and skiing to the North Magnetic Pole accompanied only by her husky, Charlie. In a subsequent trip, she and her ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ab2 MonicaNotForgotten‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Vancouver Sunrise Hike Advice?

Does anyone have a recommendation for a mountain hike to catch the sunrise and is within driving distance of Vancouver, BC, (< 2 hours)? What are winter conditions like?

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by kas‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can we see genetically pure American Bison, including Yellowstone National Park?

Most species of bison have been bred with cattle at one time or another during history. The American Bison (bison bison) is unique because it's genetically pure, having only the DNA of the bison, w...

5 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What do you do if you see a cougar?

Hiking on the west coast of British Columbia, there are likely to be cougars around the trails. What do you do if you see one?

3 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Ross‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How are backcountry campground reservations enforced?

It seems that in the backcountry of Canadian parks, one may only camp on campgrounds, and reservations are required. For example, in Jasper National Park, one must camp on campgrounds to be reserv...

3 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the immediate causes of the large forest fires that have ravaged the US and Canada over the past several years?

Forest fires seem to be more numerous and larger, and the forest fire season is getting longer. Some of these fires are caused by arson. For example, from USA Today: The man suspected of ign...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ab2 MonicaNotForgotten‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I find free electronic topographic map that cover the entire West Coast Trail in Canada?

Where can I find free electronic topographic map that cover the entire West Coast Trail in Canada? I'm trying to print them and bring them for my thru hike.

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by qazwsx‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Biking from Whitehorse to Vancouver

I'm planning to travel along the Alaskan highway this summer (end of June until mid July). I'm not an extremely experienced camper and have only once spent a night outside of a camping ground so fa...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by user2741831‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there a benefit for animals who return to the area of a deadly forest fire after the fire is out?

In September of 2017, for nearly two weeks, the Kenow Wildfire raged through a swath of Canada. Its largest impact was on the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. More than 38,000 hectares, (94...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Seagulls flocking by night?

I just went outside (11:30pm) and could hear seagulls screaming/cawing overhead. I looked in the direction of where the sound was coming from and could see a couple hundred of them being illuminate...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ShemSeger‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I go backcountry camping in southern Ontario Canada

Looking for locations near London Ontario Canada, within a 2 hour drive where I can hike in and set up camp. I'd prefer to not have to go past Toronto because of the heavy traffic, if I can avoid i...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Lucas‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What ever happened to the proposals for no-rescue zones for backpackers?

Decades ago, there was a proposal that there should be no-rescue zones for backpackers, in which backpackers would be entirely on their own, and rescue by government agencies would not be permitted...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by ab2 MonicaNotForgotten‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How safe is it with Grizzly bears when hiking in the Rockies near Calgary, Alberta?

I am attending a conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and afterwards I am considering going for a 3-day hike somewhere around Turbine Canyon[1], 3-isle[2] or Aster Lake[3] in the Rockies. How sa...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Paul Irofti‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Advice on wild swimming in Ontario, Canada

I am pretty much a newbie when it comes to wild swimming, or swimming in rivers and lakes having only went once or twice. However, I'm an avid swimmer and have participated in several swimming cont...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by mding5692‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Thunderstorms in the Canadian Rockies in September?

How frequent are thunderstorms in the Canadian Rockies in September? Canadian Climate Normals do not list thunderstorm frequency.

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Dangers of solo hiking (in Ontario)

I have the next week off and I was thinking about exploring some parks in Ontario (e.g: Algonquin). I am prepared for the colder weather and am thinking of doing some trails. Some people I've talke...

5 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by SivaDotRender‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A License for international hunters in Canada

How do hunting licenses work when travelling abroad for hunting? It's not a case of re-locating to a new country, just spending some time there. Is there an international recognition of a national ...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by Quora Feans‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How many animals have been found burned to death in the Kenow fire area?

The Kenow fire burned ~38,100 hectares of forest in BC and in Waterton Lakes National Park. There are rumours surfacing about the number of animals found dead in the park thus far. Ground crews hav...

0 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by ShemSeger‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the markings on the Grouse Grind?

I did the Grouse Grind in Vancouver, B.C., this past weekend and there were two markings on the trail. Ones that went in 1/40ths (more or less): 1/40, 3/40, ... 39/40 and larger signs every...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Azor Ahai‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

Question hiking canada
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Q&A Collecting plant foodstuff in the Canadian wilderness of Alberta during winter?

Context: I'm writing a story that will have two people forced to spend the winter (late November to mid-February) in the middle of a forest (Alberta, Canada). They'll have food but it'll be mostly ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by SC for reinstatement of Monica‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it worth getting snow shoe chains/spikes for only a one week trip to a snowy area?

Tourist from Australia so bit clueless about these things, going to Canada and wondering if it's worth getting the snow shoe chains/springs/spikes that go over your shoe or boot ? Can't really aff...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by D-on‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Long term autonomous winter expedition northern Quebec/Labrador: Advices/questions

I'm pondering a longer-term hike in Northern Quebec/Labrador. Autonomous style, sky or snowshoe (TBD) with a sled etc. Right now, considering going Fermont, going south to Sept-Iles (possibly follo...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Francky_V‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where to sleep while bike-touring southern Ontario? [x-post from bicycling]

I've been on-and-off planning a (reasonably) short bike tour from the Kitchener area (about 100km west of Toronto, in Canada) to Ottawa/Montreal, followed by a train ride home. I know most of what ...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Sebastian Lenartowicz‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do permits for US/Canada public land work?

I recently read an article stating that to access Banff National Park, you need several permits: A park permit, a backcountry permit and, if you want to, a fire permit. I also read about these per...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Paul Paulsen‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I find additional resources about Wildlands Provincial parks in Alberta?

I'm planning an overnight hiking trip in Alberta, it will involve one night of camping. I know that in Alberta you are allowed to "random camp" in Wildland Provincial parks, so I'll be heading to o...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by user453441‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is the longest stretch of bike trail that parallels a navigable river in the US?

I have begun adventuring where I drive to a boat launch on a river near a bike trail, put the canoe on a trailer, and tow the canoe up the trail with the bike. At another boat launch I put the can...

3 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A Are there any unguided via ferrata routes in the Canadian Rockies?

I just learned about the via ferrata route in Banff on Norquay, but if you don't go with a guide then it's considered trespassing. Are there any via ferrata routes in the Canadian Rockies that are ...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by ShemSeger‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A Running in bear country

I am an avid runner. I will be visiting British Columbia for the first time, soon. My trip will include a few weeks in the Rocky Mountains (Glacier, Banff, Yoho) and north of the Sushwap Lake. At l...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by henning -- reinstate Monica‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I camp when driving Highway 37 in British Columbia, Canada?

I plan on driving to Alaska via the Stewart-Cassiar Highway (Highway 37) in British Columbia, Canada. Where can I legally camp along or near the highway?

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by David Szprejda‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A Shoulder season backpacking near Whistler (early June)

I will have a work trip in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada early June, and I'm seeing if I can combine this with a backpacking trip in the nearby coast mountains for 2–3 nights. However, it's v...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Cycling in Ontario &#x2014; do I need to worry about permission to access logging roads?

In Sweden, I've cycled a lot of logging roads. But Sweden has the Right to Roam and it doesn't really matter who owns the land. When cycling on logging roads in Ontario, is any permission or permit...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Why are death percentages of death from trauma in an avalanche so different between USA, Europe, and Canada?

I am reading this highly-rated book about avalanches and I was impressed by this sentence, in its beginning. Over 25 percent of avalanche victims in the U.S. die from trauma from hitting trees ...

3 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Dakatine‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Legal permits required for trekking in Canada

I will be travelling to Canada for a business trip, and I can spare a weekend in between my schedule. I'd be keen to trek/hike near Vancouver, and I have banked upon hiking The Stawamus Chief. As I...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by Segmentation Fault‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Do barrel style root cellars get colder the deeper you dig them?

I am thinking of digging a six feet narrow hole, and filling it in with a piece 2ft wide piece of sewage pipe, and using that as barrel style root cellar. The reason I want to go so deep, is that I...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Akiva‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there a Canadian equivalent to Forestry Rangers

In the States, we have a Ranger structure, whereby you can call a ranger district that can answer questions about that district. Similarly, you can call higher up the food chain for questions affe...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by Russell Steen‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A If a national park trail with its campsites has been decommisioned, can I still hike and camp there?

I am considering a hike along the Canadian Great Divide Trail from Jasper southward. As described in Dustin Lynx' book Hiking Canada's Great Divide Trail, the middle segment inside Jasper National...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I find visitor statistics for Canadian provincial and territorial parks?

I'm currently planning my autumn (August/September) trek somewhere in Canadian mountains. Canada is vast and there are many very spectacular places, but some are very popular; for example, Jasper ...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by System‭

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