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Moving to the Mountains
September 28, 2020
Moving to the Mountains
Sometimes the lure of nature makes you do crazy things…  By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca   You know that impulse? The one you…
A Peek Inside a Hiking Guide's Pack
September 03, 2020
A Peek Inside a Hiking Guide's Pack
Learn from a pro about hiking necessities  By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca   You’re in your gear room, be it the garage or basement.…
Bear Safety 101
August 26, 2020
Bear Safety 101
By: Evan Wishloff  Bears can be scary, but you don’t need to be afraid. A bit of basic education and the right gear is all you need to…
What Mornings are Like During a 700 km Bikepacking Adventure
August 19, 2020
What Mornings are Like During a 700 km Bikepacking Adventure
By: Evan Wishloff  This is part 4 of the KVR Bikepacking Adventure Recap.  Read Part 1  |  Read Part 2  |  Read Part…
Coffee at 10,000 Feet
August 07, 2020
Coffee at 10,000 Feet
By Evan Wishloff  Okay, more like coffee at 9,500 feet, but close enough, right?  My legs were screaming, but I was too preoccupied with…
Bivy Camping in the Lap of Mother Nature
August 06, 2020
Bivy Camping in the Lap of Mother Nature
By Jane Marshall  seejanewrite.ca   It’s something I’ve wanted to do for decades. It speaks to my minimalist tendencies. My need to…
Putting Ultralight Sleep Gear to the Test
July 27, 2020
Putting Ultralight Sleep Gear to the Test
By Evan Wishloff  This is Part 3. Read Part 1 by clicking here. Read Part 2 by clicking here.    30 degrees and blistering hot…
How to Hydrate During 700 km of Backcountry Bikepacking
July 17, 2020
How to Hydrate During 700 km of Backcountry Bikepacking
By: Evan Wishloff  Part 2 of 4. Click here to read Part 1.   It was day 1 of my bikepacking adventure. I was over 160 km in, and was,…
700 km of Learning to Pack Ultralight
July 15, 2020
700 km of Learning to Pack Ultralight
By: Evan Wishloff    I awoke to the sound of rain, groggily turning over to check the time. It was 4:57 am. No time to go back to sleep -…
How to Camp for Free in Alberta
July 02, 2020
How to Camp for Free in Alberta
By Jane Marshallseejanewrite.ca Random camping. Free camping. Wild camping. These are all names for one of my favourite activities. What is…
Online Order Delays during COVID
June 16, 2020
Online Order Delays during COVID
Due to a significant increase in order volume, we are experiencing delays in preparing orders. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience – rest…
Mourning the Loss of Travel. Together.
June 09, 2020
Mourning the Loss of Travel. Together.
By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca   The Campers Village family is an assortment of hikers, backpackers, climbers, family campers, and of…
The Dad Joke Contest - p/b Leatherman
June 02, 2020
The Dad Joke Contest - p/b Leatherman
Nature is so resourceful. It can make dew with just water. Ba dum tss   Do you know what else is resourceful? Your dad if he has a…
Re-Opening Saturday May 16
May 15, 2020
Re-Opening Saturday May 16
We’re pleased to announce that our retail stores will re-open to the public as of Saturday, May 16, 2020. We have implemented a number of…
When you Can’t Hug Your Friends, Hug A Tree
May 11, 2020
When you Can’t Hug Your Friends, Hug A Tree
By Jane Marshall seejanewrite.ca Last week I went for a nature walk with my little niece and nephew. We were following the 2 meter rule as best we…
Can We Go Outside and Play?
April 01, 2020
Can We Go Outside and Play?
By Jane Marshall There’s lots of confusion about what’s allowed (and what’s not) when heading outside. For outdoor lovers like us, it can be…
Better Mental Health is Easy if you Breathe Outdoors
March 16, 2020
Better Mental Health is Easy if you Breathe Outdoors
By: Evan Wishloff    COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in everything. The speed at which things seem to be moving from it’s okay, just wash…
Open Letter to the Alberta Government Regarding Park Closures
March 06, 2020
Open Letter to the Alberta Government Regarding Park Closures
  Consider adding your voice to the discussion by writing your local MLA. 
When You Climb with Friends, You Always Make the Sends
March 05, 2020
When You Climb with Friends, You Always Make the Sends
By: Cass HewittCass works at the South Edmonton Campers Village location and has recently discovered a love for the sport of climbing, both in the…
Indoor Climbing and Bouldering in Edmonton
March 04, 2020
Indoor Climbing and Bouldering in Edmonton
By Jane Marshall   It happened when I was attending the University of Alberta. I fell in love with indoor climbing. It was the thrill of…
Get High with Campers Village - March 7th
March 02, 2020
Get High with Campers Village - March 7th
We Now Carry Climbing Gear!   To celebrate, we have a fun-filled day of climbing-intro presentations, contests, prizes, and meet & greets…