Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Weather: Sunny and calm. High of 16 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~5km The day started early and we managed to avoid much of Toronto’s notorious morning rush on the 401. But by Killarney both body and spirit had had enough of the car. I needed to be on the water, pronto. ThereContinue reading “Day 1: Toronto to Killarney”
Put five paddlers who have never paddled together – most of whom had never met – add a gorgeous spring weekend and a new-to-them route and see what pops out!
Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015 Weather: Sunny and windy. High of 13 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~6km The last day on the water always feels a little bittersweet and so we lingered in camp a bit longer.
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Weather: Sunny. Light breeze. High of 14 degrees Celsius. Low of -3 degrees. Distance: ~18km Our main day of paddling brought everything from quiet contemplation over a strong cup of coffee to being thankful for my drysuit to laughing with new friends over a ridiculous dinner and a cozy campfire toContinue reading “Day Two: Partridge Lake to Hydro Field (ish)”
Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 Weather: Sunny. High of 19 degrees Celsius. Low of 0 degrees. Distance: ~9km Holy cow did the day ever start early: Justin (Wild Adventures Canada) picked me up at 5:30AM. Nothing like meeting someone for the first time while groggy.
Here are a few shots from my 3-day backpacking trip in Algonquin Park on the Highland Backpacking Trail. I took them via a pretty terrible point-and-shoot as this trip was for a course with Algonquin College. I didn’t feel I could afford to spend the time fussing with my DSLR. We started with 30 degreeContinue reading “Highland Backpacking Trail”