spring equinox

Wordless Wednesdays: Spring Equinox in the Ottawa Valley

River Touring: Sea Kayaking

Day One: Thursday started off chilly, close to the freezing mark but with warmer temperatures on the way.  We sat...

River Touring: Whitewater Rafting

For our third week of skills, we learned how to guide a whitewater raft down Class I rapids.  This was...

Reflections from the Canadian Shield

Reflections from the Canadian Shield

…I’m an American on the Canadian Shield And I’m putting down roots in your frozen fields… Sam Roberts Band’s An...

Swiftwater Rescue

Swiftwater Rescue

Skills days at Wilderness Tours (WT) happen on Thursdays and Fridays in the first term.  Otherwise I sit in academic...

Fall Camp

Contrary to popular belief, summer does not end with the Labo(u)r Day weekend.  I re-discovered this the hard way, sweating...