Winter Camping by Paxon Woelber

Winter Camping Round-Up

I have spent a decent amount of time writing about winter camping in Ontario over the last two or three...

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Winter Camping: Improvised Shelter Lesson

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

spring equinox

Wordless Wednesdays: Spring Equinox in the Ottawa Valley

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Winter First Aid

I’ve written a number of pieces about how you can prevent the need for winter first aid such as layering,...

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Emergency Shelters: Winter Edition

It’s the fear our non-outdoorsy friends and families have when we adventure during winter: what happens if you get caught...

winter solstice

Wordless Wednesdays: Winter Solstice

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Wordless Wednesdays: Droplets

Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 4: Haul Out

Date: Monday, February 15, 2016 Weather: Partly cloudy, -6 degrees Celsius midday With temperatures hovering around -15 degrees Celsius, I slept...

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....

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