Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 3: Following Wolf Tracks

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 Weather: Sun and clouds, -42 Celsius in the morning / -15 degrees Celsius at midday I shifted in...

Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 2: Hauling in on the Rail Trail

Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Weather: Brilliant sunshine, high of -25 degrees Celsius Today was the day to hike the rail trail....

MEC's TGV 2 Tent in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park

Review: MEC’s TGV 2 Tent

I bought Mountain Equipment Co-op’s TGV 2 tent two years ago over the Labor Day 2012 weekend, just before the...

gregory deva backpack on a canoe trip

Review: Gregory’s Deva 85 Backpack

I wish I had known what I know now about backpacks and trying on backpacks after working a summer at MEC...

Wordless Wednesdays: Sunset over Donald Lake

Wordless Wednesdays: Sunset over Donald Lake

pack a kayak

RECIPE: Packing a Kayak

PREP TIME: 4 – 6 HOURS* TOTAL TIME: 5 – 8 HOURS** SERVES: 1

Algonquin Portage Pack

Day Four: Take Out

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Weather: 33 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~ 10 kms Dragonflies patrolled overhead as I packed up my tent...

Day Three: Big Parisien Rapids to Hydro Field

Date: Monday, July 27, 2015 Weather: 32 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~16 kms We knew this would be our long day.

Day Two: Little Pine Chute to Big Parisien Rapids

Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015 Weather: 30 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~4 kms What a spectacular morning to start the day!

Little Pine Chutes

Day 1: Wolseley Bay to Little Pine Chute

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 Weather: 27 degrees Celsius, 14 mm of rain then sun Distance: ~5 kms The good folks at...

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