Quick Update

In the last three and a half weeks, I have whitewater canoed the French River, canoed and camped near an...

solo hike up Ampersand

Solo Hike Up Ampersand Mountain

A teeny-tiny post about soloing.

Campcraft is vital.

I Can Cook. Now Help Me With The Tarp.

Wind blew the rain into our camp kitchen. We were mostly dry, as dry as we could be after kayaking...

outdoor life

The Origins of My Outdoor Life

“Doesn’t your husband go winter camping with you?” asked a kindly stranger in Algonquin Park. “Oh no,” I replied. “That’s...

Trip Report: May Georgian Bay Kayak Camping Trip

After a lovely happy birthday text last November, I received a second text: “I’d love to get back to Canada...

Day 3: Philip Edward Island to Toronto

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015 Weather: Sunny and breezy. High of 20 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~7km We took advantage of the warm...

Day 2: Kayaking Philip Edward Island

Date: Wednesday May 6, 2015 Weather: Sunny and calm. High of 20+ degrees Celsius. Distance: ~10km This was our day to explore...

Day 1: Toronto to Killarney

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Weather: Sunny and calm. High of 16 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~5km The day started early and...

Running Laps

A few quick pictures both above and below from yesterday’s long day trip to the Madawaska River.

Trip Report: Partridge Creek Canoe Trip

Put five paddlers who have never paddled together –  most of whom had never met – add a gorgeous spring...

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