Entries by Jonathan

Put your best foot forward on the trails

What’s the most important piece of hiking gear that you own? Is it your pack, your tent, or your trekking poles? Likely, it’s your footwear. As you travel through the wilderness, keeping your feet healthy, happy and supported is incredibly important. No one wants to suffer through an outdoor adventure with blisters, crushed toes, sore […]

Gear up for a great trail experience

Packing for the climate, weather conditions, and topography is essential. In this post, we’ll review some items that you won’t want to forget on your travels. It’s better to have them and not use them (in many cases) than to need them and not have them! One exception to this rule is the temptation to […]

Chloe Hunchak wins Trail Story Contest

Congratulations to Chloe Hunchak for winning our Trail Story Contest. She is the winner of a free STA t-shirt. Her entry can be seen below. Keep exploring trails and sharing your stories with us! Submitted by Chloe Hunchak insta:@jerk_perogy It was my idea. I basically forced them all to do it. I said, “Come on […]

STA Photo Contest wraps up

Congratulations to Mitch Serbu for winning the STA Photo Contest. This winning shot was taken at the Beechy Sandcastles along Lake Diefenbaker. Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. There were some great photos to choose from!

  Trail Beats   Audio Littering City life can grind down even the most high-spirited folks, and it might be a good idea to get out of an urban area once in a while! There’s nothing like escaping the city to allow the fresh air and sounds of nature restore your mind and heart. Remember […]

Hiking trail etiquette

Hiking trail etiquette    The rules to the trail are largely unwritten, and trail users are expected to know them going in. Failing to understand them ahead of time can result in ‘faux-pas’ on your part that may range from embarrassing to outright dangerous or even fatal. It’s best for everyone to be aware of […]

Toddlers on Trails – Preparation is key!

Getting out of the house can be important when you’re a new parent, and teaching toddlers about nature can protect them later in life. Exercise for you both might also be very welcome after being cooped up for the winter. However, if you’re planning on going hiking with your toddler, there are some hazards on […]

Give us your best shot!

  Give us your best shot! The Saskatchewan Trails Association will be running a month-long “Give Us Your Best Shot” photo contest in June.  The photo contest begins on June 2 — Saskatchewan Trails Day – and concludes on June 30.  A prize package (including a $25 gift card to Cabela’s Canada, golf balls, and a […]