snowshoe adventures Mew Lake Campground winter camping

Winter Camping: Improvised Shelter Lesson

The sun peeked through the cracks where our tarps didn’t overlap.

love letter to my tent

Tales from the Trail: A Love Letter to my Tent

The history of my relationship with my tent, in five parts:

Essens Lake in Bon Echo

Trip Report: Backcountry Hike-In at Bon Echo

Once I received the news from my doctor that there were no torn ligaments involved with my knee injury, I...

Microadventures in May

Microadventures in May

I’ve decided to have a few microadventures in May.

Summer Dreaming

Wordless Wednesdays: Summer Dreaming

Book Excerpt: The Thrill of Whitewater Canoeing

The portage appeared as we paddled around the pink granite bend, the trailhead shimmering like a mirage in the haze...

droplets winter camping checklist

Wordless Wednesdays: Droplets

MEC Spark UL 1+

Review: MEC Spark UL 1+

In late spring I knew the summer of 2016 had the potential to be hot. I didn’t want to sweat...

David Creek and Bell Lake

September 25th: David Creek and Bell Lake

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 Weather: 18 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~6 kms paddling plus a 200m portage from David Lake into David...

Silver Peak

September 24th: Silver Peak

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 Weather: 17 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~9 kms of hiking to summit Silver Peak

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