Why Urban Poles Are Your Perfect Travel Companion

July 10, 2018 | By

    Thousands of travel enthusiasts have expressed why they love taking their Urban Poles along on their many travel expeditions – here’s the top five reasons:   Your knees and hips will thank you—The poles let you offload weight from your hips and knees into your upper body. You can walk further, faster or […]

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Abbot Pass Hike

July 16, 2016 | By Jocelyn Clennett

I’ve always considered myself somewhat of an experienced hiker until I hiked up to the Abbot Pass Hut, the second highest permanent structure in Canada. Two years ago I went on my first trekking trip on the Juan de Fuca trail located on the west coast of Vancouver Island with a group of 8 ladies. To […]

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Walking the Camino – for Pilgrim Andrew!

April 1, 2015 | By Nadia

Back a few years, I was handed a book written by actress, Shirley MacLaine, “The Camino; A Journey of the Spirit.” It was the story of her personal “Camino De Santiago.” I’d heard of her, though not being a fan of television in general, I’d rarely seen her act. I’d never heard of the Camino. […]

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Our Wild Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

August 1, 2014 | By Mandy Shintani

Mandy Shintani & Garth Taylor (written by Mandy) Dedicated to our fathers Norm and George who always led us to believe that Life could be an Adventure. “No running water, cell phones, stores, toilets or showers?” These were my thoughts just before leaving for our 8-day trek on the beautiful Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon!  Just […]

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