There was a day not long ago when my wife wished she had carried the VSSL First Aid Kit. It was a beautiful day in Waterton Lakes National Park when Debbie and her brother enjoyed a leisurely cycling excursion on Red Rock Canyon Parkway. Cycling the 9 km (5.5 mi) road is always an adventure, but on this particular day it ended up being more of an adventure than they imagined. As they arrived at the parking lot near Red Rock Canyon, they discovered an injured cyclist. The person had lost control of their rented e-bike. They had a deep gash in their leg and needed help. Fortunately, my wife…
If you have ever been hiking in the mountains in the winter, you will know that ice cleats can be invaluable. On a recent family hike, we outfitted everyone with slip-on microspikes for hiking and it made a real difference. Here's our review and some tips for using MaxxDry GripOns Canadian Tire ice cleats.