Day 4: Packing It In

Date: Monday, January 19, 2015 Weather: Sunny, temperatures in the minus teens I slept even more soundly and warmly overnight...

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Day 3: Sunday Funday with Winter Activities

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015 Weather: Mixed precipitation (snow, sleet, rain) on and off throughout the day; around the freezing...

Day 2: Unconventional Means for Staying Warm

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015 Weather: Overcast, high of -11 degrees Celsius (hit the high around 4pm-ish) “Kate, are you okay?”...

Day 1: Arrival at Mew Lake

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015 Weather: Sunny, -15 degrees Celsius at Mew Lake on arrival I packed up my car...

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Trip Report: Algonquin Park’s Mew Lake Campground

In the middle of November, my husband and I attended a wedding for two dear friends. Doesn’t every outdoor adventure...

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10 Tips for Winter Layering

Two years ago during a particularly frigid mid-March, I set out with 15 others on my first-ever winter camping trip....

Welcome to KMS Outdoors

This is it! We are finally here. Three years after making the decision to leave the world of finance and...

A Canoe Adventure in Woodland Caribou

The gallery above and the photos that follow are a handful of my favorites after spending two weeks in Woodland Caribou...

Give and Take

“We could try an easy overnight camping trip. You know, Algonquin Park or something,” I said. I felt inspired by...

Stargazing

Stargazing

  …It was just another night With a sunset And a moonrise not so far behind To give us just...

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