Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Weather: Brilliant sunshine, high of -25 degrees Celsius Today was the day to hike the rail trail. I looked at my watch. 6:30am. Of course. Everyone else seemed to still sleep soundly so I closed my eyes and willed myself to drift off again.
I bought Mountain Equipment Co-op’s TGV 2 tent two years ago over the Labor Day 2012 weekend, just before the start of the Fall Camp that would officially kick off my career change. It was a bit of an impulse buy; as the second oldest person in the college program I was starting, I didn’t wantContinue reading “Review: MEC’s TGV 2 Tent”
I wish I had known what I know now about backpacks and trying on backpacks after working a summer at MEC and of course, after spending two years with the Gregory Deva 85 backpack. That said, I’ve taken the Deva on all of the same trips my tent has been on so this pack has aContinue reading “Review: Gregory’s Deva 85 Backpack”
Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Weather: 33 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~ 10 kms Dragonflies patrolled overhead as I packed up my tent one more time – my beautiful allies in the battle against the flies and mosquitoes.
Date: Monday, July 27, 2015 Weather: 32 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~16 kms We knew this would be our long day.
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015 Weather: 30 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~4 kms What a spectacular morning to start the day!
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 Weather: 27 degrees Celsius, 14 mm of rain then sun Distance: ~5 kms The good folks at the French River Supply Post Marina shuttled us, our gear, and our boats to our put-in at Wolseley Bay.
Have I mentioned I’m developing a deep love for moving water canoe trips?
I get to see so much of the province through canoe tripping. The Temagami canoe trip was my second official guiding gig with Wild Women Expeditions. It departed two days after my first official gig!