Day 1: Arrival at Mew Lake

Date: Friday, February 12, 2016

Weather: Overcast, -8 degrees Celsius on arrival at Mew Lake

It worked out that Russ took Friday off and could get me to a spot to carpool to Algonquin, leaving him the car to get to my in-laws for dinner on Sunday. We met Stephane at the King City ONRoute at 10am, transferred my gear from the GTI to his Echo and away we went.

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Outdoor Adventure Show Thank You

Dear Friends,

 

It is February 28th and I am sitting  on the back porch of Studio Be, writing this letter in a sweater, jeans, and cotton socks (hardly the uniform of an outdoors person, right?), listening to the sparrows and chickadees chatter in the cedar bushes that fence in the back yard. A cardinal sets off its car alarm in the distance and overhead planes leave trails of white on a late-winter blue sky. What a wonderfully peaceful spot – in the city no less – to write you this thank you note. + Read More

Trip Report: Winter Camping at Mew Lake – 2016 Edition

Early in December I received an e-mail from a friend looking to organize a women’s winter camping trip in January for Mew Lake or Frontenac Provincial Park. Lyn had the four-person Snowtrekker tent, the stove, and the sleds to hike in. We only needed to bring food and our own personal gear to round out the rest.

 

We ended up with a mixed group on the coldest weekend in February and had a blast.
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