Nestled in Ontario’s Highlands halfway between Ottawa and Toronto, the town of Bancroft is known as the Mineral Capital of Canada.
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.