As long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to visit the French River. I had no idea where to go, where to access, what to see, etc and so the trip kept getting delayed. Finding myself suddenly available on the August long weekend and dying to do a 4 day solo, I decided the… Read More The French River – 4 Day Solo Kayak Trip – Worst Site, Best Site- Post 1 of 2
I had planned to do nothing last weekend… the key word there is planned. LOL. I have been out doing something every weekend for as long as I can remember and have not slept in my own bed on a weekend in , well, I can’t actually remember. I had decided to spend the day… Read More Paddling with Paddling Adventures Radio – QEII Too Much Fun!
I had not been fishing with my dad since I was about 5 or so when I lost my plastic fishing rod to Greenbough Lake. It was a traumatic experience for me and I was heartbroken. I loved that little plastic fishing rod and the cute colored fish that came with it. With no other… Read More Daddy Daughter Fishing Day Fun in Parry Sound!
When my kayaking coach Dympna from Ontario Sea Kayak Centre, asked me to consider auctioning off a weekend of camping with me, for the Women on Water Paddling Festival silent auction, I thought she was off her rocker. The auction was very successful and proceeds went to the Georgian Bay Biosphere, a great organization that… Read More Solo Camping Tips with Michelle – Wow Auction Winner – McCrae Lake
Since my Level 1 and Level 2 Sea Kayaking courses, I’ve been wanting to do a trip with my friends, Maryann and Randy, that I met through the courses at OSKC. This weekend was finally it and I was so excited to be camping with them after all this time! They had advised me of… Read More Opeongo Backcountry Camping by Water Taxi- w Maryann & Randy
My first solo backcountry trip was 2 years ago at the Massasauga Provincial Park. It was by kayak and since then I’ve done many solo kayaking trips and a few solo winter camping trips both by tipi and by tent. I had never gone on a solo canoe trip, however, until this past weekend. At… Read More My 1st Solo Canoe Trip – Haliburton Highlands Water Trails