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 mark (SO warm!)

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I slept like a rock Saturday night. My feet were warm and toasty in my down booties. I barely moved an inch overnight. I dreamed. It’s amazing what a full night’s rest and feeling warm can do for one’s outlook. I popped out of my tent Sunday morning, raring to go.

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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?”

I wrested my hand from my sleeping bag to look at my watch. 5:30am. Only an hour after the last time I looked at my watch which was maybe an hour after the last time… you get the idea.

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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 Thursday night to try to reduce the amount of separation anxiety I cause in my Wheaten Terrier. I didn’t want three trips down to the car on Friday morning. As it was, he came down to the car with me and an armload of last minute items (oh hello camp chair!) Friday morning before our first walk. Not a great start.

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