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  • How to Store Your Outdoor Gear in the Off Season | Wild Rock Outfitters
    October 4, 2021

    How to Store Your Outdoor Gear in the Off Season

    As summer ends and the weather turns colder, it’s inevitably time to pack away some of our adventuring gear for the season. Whether you’re a back-country camper, a car camper or ultralight fast-packer, a proper end-of-season inventory and storage system...

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  • Bikepacking 101: Camping and Hotel Stays | Wild Rock Outfitters
    July 8, 2021

    Bikepacking 101: Camping and Hotel Stays

    Grab a drink, a comfy seat, and settle in to learn everything you need to know about bikepacking. In this video, Kieran covers what to pack, why to pack it (and how it might change depending on the particulars of...

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  • Beyond SPF: All About Sun Protective Clothing | Wild Rock Outfitters
    June 22, 2021

    Beyond SPF: All About Sun Protective Clothing

    Sunscreen, check. Wide-brimmed hat, check. Shady locations scouted, check. UV-protective clothing, check?! Yes, you read that right - there is such a thing as UV-protective clothing, and it’s something you should think about adding to your arsenal if you spend...

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  • Kieran's Must-Haves for Bikepacking | Wild Rock Outfitters
    June 8, 2021

    Kieran's Must-Haves for Bikepacking

    If you are anything like me then your appreciation for long, adventurous rides will eventually lead you to planning even further afield; planning routes that can’t be completed in one day. When I came to this conclusion myself, I turned...

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  • Kieran's Must-Haves for Gravel Rides | Wild Rock Outfitters
    June 8, 2021

    Kieran's Must-Haves for Gravel Rides

    Kieran is our in-house gravel guru. A lifetime rider and passionate explorer, Kieran has slowly but surely encouraged local riders to embrace the fantastic gravel riding we have in Peterborough County. Always happy to share routes and advice, Kieran is...

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  • Crown Land Camping: An Ontario Primer | Wild Rock Outfitters
    May 20, 2021

    Crown Land Camping: An Ontario Primer

    Got camping plans this summer? If so, lucky you – in 2021, reservable campsites were snapped up faster than ever before. If you weren’t fast enough on the draw this year don’t despair, because crown land camping offers a second chance to get out and enjoy the season. We’ve put together a quick primer on how to get started.
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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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