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  • Hit the Trail: Exploring KLT's Diverse Nature Trails | Wild Rock Outfitters
    May 11, 2021

    Hit the Trail: Exploring KLT's Diverse Nature Trails

    Are you looking for a change of scenery? Why not explore one of the trails of the Kawartha Land Trust?Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) is the only non-government charitable organization committed to protecting land, conserving the natural environment and enhancing the quality...

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  • Mind Your Manners: Trail Ethics Basics | Wild Rock Outfitters
    March 5, 2021

    Mind Your Manners: Trail Ethics Basics

    Mom was right - be kind and pick up after yourself. Here’s a quick primer on how to play nice in the great outdoors. As interest in outdoor recreation grows (especially when people are looking for fun things to do...

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  • How To Choose Hiking Boots | Wild Rock Outfitters
    May 27, 2020

    How To Choose Hiking Boots

    Heading out to hit the trails this summer? No-one wants sore feet or boot soles that crush out after a few uses, but with so many hiking boot options out there, how do you know which ones to choose? Let...

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  • Day Hiking: Our Top Product Picks for 2020 | Wild Rock Outfitters
    May 27, 2020

    Day Hiking: Our Top Product Picks for 2020

    Hiking is a great way to escape the routine of everyday life while you explore new or familiar places. If a longer expedition isn’t in the cards, a day hike can offer everything you need to recharge and reset. Whether...

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  • Our Favourite Trails in the Kawarthas | Wild Rock Outfitters
    May 13, 2020

    Our Favourite Trails in the Kawarthas

    What's a person to do when you're craving new scenery but a trip somewhere far isn't in the cards? Go explore a new trail, of course! We're so lucky to have an abundance of excellent hiking trails in Peterborough and...

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  • No Rain: How To Choose Rainwear | Wild Rock Outfitters
    April 13, 2020

    No Rain: How To Choose Rainwear

    Your rainwear can help you stay dry and happy on your spring adventures, or it can leave you a soggy and sweaty mess. But with so many options and products out there, how do you choose? Should you default to...

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  • The Outside | Wild Rock Outfitters
    October 16, 2018

    The Outside

    I was walking with my head down when the dirt ended. It was raining. Not torrential, soaking rain, but the kind of rain that’s more like wet air; constant, light, and misty. Impenetrable. Cold. Eight degrees is lovely in the...

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