Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Alton.
Through the woods, up the hills, down the valleys, the popularity of trail running races is surging in Headwaters – and this competition is all about fun.
Our inaugural Take a Hike features grassland, rock elms and an ancient pine tree on part of the Credit Valley Trail.
Thanks to this community builder, the Palgrave Mill Pond is a place where the village meets in winter to skate, play shinny and connect.
Two pivotal players in Canada’s first Olympic gold in women’s soccer in Tokyo call Caledon East and Shelburne home.
Lacing up outdoors to hit the ice.
From hatha to ashtanga, there’s a wide range of yoga styles to address your physical, mental or spiritual needs – even the need to include furry pals.
A dispatch from the battlefield.
A thoroughly modern treasure hunt is a surefire way to get kids busy outdoors.
The provincial government is stripping Ontario’s conservation authorities of the very meaning of their name – and key protections for the environment.
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau
Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.
Seeking peace and solitude on Island Lake in Orangeville.
In the dark cloud of the pandemic, a silver lining for small farmers.
Looking to get outside for some fresh air? Here’s our guide to walking in Headwaters.
Inspired by Frisbee and played without referees, this field game is all about the sporting spirit.
The centuries-old sport continues to thrive and the Great Canadian Pond Spiel is a fun-filled reminder of its origin on natural ice.
Fast-paced, action-packed and sociable, badminton converts a longtime tennis player.
If you’ve never cast with a fly rod, you might expect the fly to land first. But that’s not how it happens.