I think I’ll be guilty of this this weekend. Somehow I didn’t notice that this was a long weekend. Once I realized I had some extra time, I checked a few places online for backcountry sites and almost everything is filled right up. At least the places where I wouldn’t have to drive that far.… Continue reading Long weekends
Yesterday a group of friends and I went to TreeTopTrekking in Brampton. We finished the five grueling courses as well as the huge zipline across the lake! This is my second time doing this and everyone else enjoyed it so much that we’ve decided to try and turn it into an annual event. It was a scorching hot… Continue reading Tree Top Trekking
I absolutely love this!
This last trip was a trip I had planned for some time now. It wasn’t all easy, but we’ll get to the reason for the title later. Ever since I took the Trip Leadership class through ORCKA, I’ve wanted to visit Canoe Lake in Algonquin. I did a small project on Tom Thompson and have… Continue reading Easy in Algonquin
I’ve been meaning for days to write a little smidge about my recent ladies trip to Algonquin… while I haven’t had the time, I do want to mention another product that I found very helpful. I’m not one to talk about products like I’m selling them, but if I really like something, then I like… Continue reading Another product I’m glad to have
One thing that really helps to get my butt out of bed in the morning, is when I’ve already paid for it. Recently I bought a kayak and found that it wasn’t all that easy to learn simply from watching YouTube videos. Who knew? And since I’m used to paddling a canoe, let’s just say… Continue reading Sea Kayaking
One of my paddling girlfriends showed me this tip on a trip once. Waterproof your map using clear packing tape. She’s a genius. Editing post to add: Don’t ever do this! LOL
Second solo trip to the backcountry! What did you think I meant? This one was fantastic. Not that the last time wasn’t, but it was definitely much better. The weather was perfect, especially on the days I was paddling the kayak. Even the thunderstorm waited patiently for me to set up the tent and the… Continue reading Number 2 in the woods