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Avoiding Chores produces content related to the outdoors and Nova Scotia. In addition we publish weekly podcasts and offer eBooks and apps.

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Crowbar Hiking Trails

Hiking in Nova Scotia

Crowbar Hiking Trails

A 6 km hike within this wilderness trail, minutes away from Halifax.


CKRT Key Chain Sharpener

Product Review

EDC Key Chain Sharpener

We give our impressions on this pocket multi-tool from CKRT


Garrison Brewing + Beau's Natural

Craft Beer Review

Aweet Rye'd

Review of this American Rye Ale with Bog Myrtle.


Map & Compass Skills.

How To

Map & Compass Skills

How to stay on course using flagging tape.

Sponsors & Supporters

  • Ladies Beer League

    A social club dedicated to the promotion and responsible consumption of local craft beer. Read More
  • Garrison Brewing

    Garrison Brewing Company will strive to create premium, full-flavored beer that fully deserves the pride and support of Halifax and Nova Scotia residents alike. Read More
  • North Brewing

    North Brewing Company is all about great beer and an alternative approach to business. We are starting small with a big dream of building out a zero emissions brewery. Read More
  • Hell Bay Brewing

    Hell Bay Brewing Co. is a small locally owned and operated Craft Brewery in Liverpool Nova Scotia. Our beer is handcrafted in small batches to ensure maximum freshness. Read More
  • The Trail Shop

    The Trail Shop is an independent premier outdoor gear store in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Read More
  • Sea Level Brewing

    The Sea Level Brewing Company’s mission statement is to produce an approachable taste to quality, micro brewed beers. Read More
  • inReach Canada

    The Canadian one-stop spot for the new DeLorme inReach, the two-way GPS satellite communicator with global coverage. Read More
  • Picaroons

    Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Picaroons Traditional Ales, brews traditional British-style ales using malted barley, hops, our signature Hampshire yeast and water. Read More
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