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HydroBlu Water Bottle & Filter Review (+ Giveaway May 30-June 12)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Did you know that 1L of water weighs 1kg? We typically carry a full 3L Camelbak hydration bladder* each when we hike into the backcountry for an overnight stay. That means we are carrying 6kg just in water. For me, carrying 3kg of water… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Mar

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Mar, a human of the outdoors. Mar lives in Toronto, Ontario and gets outdoors with her husband and their 1-year old daughter. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I grew up on the shores of Lake Huron, and from a young age was passionate about the outdoors. This passion has… Read more »

7 Reasons to Camp Without the Kids This Summer

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Isabella Beck, editor at MadOutdoorist.com. Isabella was born into a lovely family… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: G.G.C. Southeast

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Michael, Aaron, Joshua and Chase, humans of the outdoors, and the folks behind G.G.C. (Guys Going Camping) Southeast. These guys live South Carolina and get outdoors together in fellowship and service, just the 4 of them and with others. Here is their story… On their time outdoors… We usually take day trips… Read more »

Maman on the Trail’s 1st Blogiversary Giveaway (February 20-March 19)

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Welcome to Maman on the Trail’s 1st Blogiversay Giveaway! If you’re new here, please stick around and check things out! In the menu at the top you’ll find some fun information about me and my little family, our tales from the trails and the Humans of the Outdoors series, the lessons we’ve learned and our gear guide, some odds and ends… Read more »

Tying the Knot with Adventure (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Sarah Brown and PT Winchester. PT Winchester has served the Heavy Textile Industry for… Read more »

5 Reasons to Take Your Kids Camping (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from David Gray. David has been an avid adventurer and explorer for as long… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Advice Round-Up

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Welcome to the first ever Humans of the Outdoors Advice Round-Up! Whether you’ve just stepped out of your home and into the outdoors for the first time, or whether you’ve been doing it for years, you could probably use a little advice and you probably have some to give. When I “interview” folks for the Humans of the Outdoors series,… Read more »

Hiking into 2017: a New Year’s Post

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Happy New Year! January 1st is one of my favourite days of the year. I love reflecting, I love fresh starts, I love setting goals, and I love celebrating. And one day out of every year, these things all happen on the same day – New Year’s Day! And now that we are finally home after the holidays, and I… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Chantal

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Chantal, a human of the outdoors. Chantal lives in Edmundston, New Brunswick and gets outdoors with her husband, Marc, and their 2 daughters: Catherine who is 4 years old and Aria who is 1 and a half years old. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… My husband and I are… Read more »

Camping with Cloth Diapers: Packing Less with Wool

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*This post contains affiliate links. After our first time backcountry camping with cloth diapers, we returned home feeling wise and wrote a list of do’s and don’ts. That list served us well in preparing for trip number two, and we had more success this time around. We repeated our do’s and avoided most of our don’ts and lightened our load… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Jess

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Jess, a human of the outdoors. Jess lives Kingston, Ontario and gets outdoors with her husband and their 1-year old son. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… While I was on parental leave, we got outside daily for walks, swimming and playtime in the grass. Our days outside look quite… Read more »