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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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  • Cross Country Skiing 101 | Wild Rock Outfitters
    January 29, 2021

    Cross Country Skiing 101

    Ask a seasoned cross-country skier about the sport and you’ll see a glint in their eye. It doesn’t  take much to get a skier to rhapsodize about favourite trails, gear, and the many health benefits. Skiing provides an excellent whole-body...

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  • How To Wax Your Nordic Skis | Wild Rock Outfitters
    January 21, 2021

    How To Wax Your Nordic Skis

    by Scott Murison To wax or not to wax; this is the question. Read on to find out if, and how, to wax your nordic skis. Non-Wax Skis These are the skis described as non wax, no wax, skin or fish...

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  • How to Layer for Winter Adventures | Wild Rock Outfitters
    December 16, 2020

    How to Layer for Winter Adventures

    You know that saying about "no bad weather, just bad clothing"? The right foundation is key to staying warm and dry on your winter adventures. Layering for winter is an art form - but luckily it’s easy to learn. Whether...

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  • Winter Trail Running Essentials | Wild Rock Outfitters
    November 26, 2020

    Winter Trail Running Essentials

    by Justin Ross, Social Media Manager & Hard Goods and Aerobic Sales Let's face it, the weather is cold and the light is limited. The days of the post-work bike ride are fleeting. Like most, I crave the endorphins of a...

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  • The Canadian Ski Marathon | Wild Rock Outfitters
    February 15, 2019

    The Canadian Ski Marathon

    by John Hauser “Wait, is my tongue actually freezing?” This unique, and rather ridiculous thought entered my mind just after sun rise on day two of the Canadian Ski Marathon, or CSM for short. I was about 25 kilometres outside...

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