#TrailheadTips


How To Fit a Backpack

Wearing a loaded backpack should feel comfortable. If you feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, your pack may not be adjusted properly. Here are some tips to help you find the right backpack. Finding Your Pack Size It’s important to choose a pack that’s appropriate to the length of your… Read More

Cross Country Skiing in Ottawa / Gatineau

We’ve asked around and found out where Trailhead Staff heads XC skiing (Nordic). With fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to explore some new trails.

Caring for your Hiking Boots

From hiking up La Cloche, Eva Lake or Gros Morne, to a charming date in downtown, chances are your boots have seen a lot of miles. As winter gets closer, make sure your favourite pair of boots are ready for all the rain, sleet, slush and salt of a winter.   Full Grain Leather Boots… Read More

Waterproofing Blundstones

Blundstones, Blunnies, whatever you call them, you can do anything and everything in them. They are your go to footwear on a rainy day, a cold autumn day, a snow day, or the brightest sunny day ever. Blundstones are a great shoe with endless capabilities, so make your favourite pair, last longer with a few… Read More

What to Wear Cold Weather Paddling

It’s starting to get chilly, and I know you’re thinking, it is time to pack away the boat for the season. Well, you’ll miss the best paddling season of the year. Watching the leaves change, and enjoying the peace and quiet from the seat of your canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board, is magical…. Read More

#TrailheadTips: Boat Storage

The seasons are changing, and the cold wind will start to blow in thoughts of storing your canoe, kayak or SUP for the winter months. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about prepping for winter and storage for your canoe, kayak or SUP, (Stand Up Paddleboard) for winter, or a year-round storage solution…. Read More

Ottawa / Gatineau Ski Trails

We’ve asked around and found out where Trailhead Staff heads XC skiing (Nordic). With fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to explore some new trails.