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When you're a pow hungry prairie snowboarder you need to jump at opportunities. Looking ahead in the forecast I could see incoming snow followed by a bluebird day at Marmot Basin. I rearranged my schedule and left after work to make the 4 hour drive to Jasper. Finding a nice low key area, I set up the back of my Ford Escape and hunkered down for the night. Limited traffic and light made for a cozy sleep for me and the pooch. The next morning, we enjoyed a chill get up, and managed to fit in a quick trip to...

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Car camping in a Mazda 3 with two kittens? A nightmare or a delight? Kim & Graham find out.

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Desperate times call for desperate measures. David Rose heads off on a Friday night to explore a remote area. Rain, darkness and an inaccessible FSR ultimately ends with a bad night of sleep on the front seat of his hatchback.

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It was May 2019. My friend decided to uproot from Nelson, BC and move to Dawson City in the Yukon for the summer. I didn't have any plans for a few weeks, so decided to join her for the drive - I'd work out how to get home later. We spent 3 days driving up through the Rockies, across the plains of Northern Alberta, back into Northern BC and finally into the wilds of the Yukon. The night we spent sleeping in the car though, was the most memorable. It was our second day on the road. We'd had some...

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