trail clearing in WCPP

Trail Clearing in Woodland Caribou PP

What started off as a conversation over dinner after a trade show, led to me clearing trails in northwestern Ontario...

ice out

Ice Ice Baby (Canoeing)

In the haste to get trails cleared in time for one outfitter’s season opening trip, we pushed the limits of...

Carlyle Campsite

Scouting a New Route

Jenny and I said good-bye to our clients, consolidated gear, repacked her tripping canoe and headed out to paddle Carlyle...

4th Annual Women on Water group shot

Recap: 4th Annual Women on Water Paddling Festival

If you run in the same social media circles that I do, you’ve likely seen the header to this post...

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...

on portaging

On Portaging

The canoe yoke jostles for position on my shoulders, hitting a vertebra every time it slides up my neck. My...

back to the lodge

August 14th: Back to the Lodge

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016 Weather: 23 degrees Celsius, partly cloudy Distance: ~8 kms back to the lodge

Donald Lake Temagami

Abbreviated Trip Report: Temagami Canoe Trip

My third canoe trip with Wild Women Expeditions for the 2016 season.

Carlyle and Johnnie Lakes

Trip Report: Carlyle and Johnnie Lakes in Killarney Round 1

My second canoe trip of the season for Wild Women Expeditions.

July Killarney Trip

Abbreviated Trip Report: Bell & Balsam Lakes in Killarney

Wild Women Expeditions‘ first Women & Girls canoe trip of the season kicked off my second year of guiding canoe...

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