Paddling in November- Beautiful Richardson Creek

I purchased my kayak in the spring of 2012 from Outdoors Oriented at their Pack and Paddle day they have annually.  It’s such a great idea!  They set up a bunch of booths and have some of the line reps come out and they have a bunch of their boats at Jordan Harbour for people to test… Read More Paddling in November- Beautiful Richardson Creek

Bruce Trail in Grimsby- A GORGEOUS WORKOUT!

It was a gorgeous day out and even though I’d hiked 10 hours the day before,  I couldn’t resist getting outside to do a few more trails today! I headed to Gibson Street in Grimsby to park my car and start my amazing adventure! This was my last weekend before my knee surgery to hike… Read More Bruce Trail in Grimsby- A GORGEOUS WORKOUT!

Louth Conservation Area – Virtual hike w MUM!!!

Here it was, already Thanksgiving weekend. The summer had gone by and I had camped my way through all of it.  Since May I had been on 13 trips, 9 of them provincial parks, 7 parks I’d never been to. On top of that I had hiked 9 sections of the Trans Canada Trail along with countless… Read More Louth Conservation Area – Virtual hike w MUM!!!

Paddling Lake Manitouwabing – Fall Colours Photo Blog

Thanksgiving weekend I was in Mckellar, Ontario at Glenwood Resort with my adopted Up North family, the Burnetts.  I brought my kayak up and paddled all 3 mornings I was there, along with a few evenings, and took quite a few fall photos.  I thought it would be fun to share them here with you in… Read More Paddling Lake Manitouwabing – Fall Colours Photo Blog

Virtual Hike at Woodend – Laura Secord, TCT, Wetland Ridge AND Bruce Trail? WOW!

One day after work I decided to go for a hike at Woodend Conservation Area.  Woodend is one of my favourite ‘quick & easy’ places to hike. It is right beside a major highway and just on the outskirts of St. Catharines in Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, but it still feels like I am in… Read More Virtual Hike at Woodend – Laura Secord, TCT, Wetland Ridge AND Bruce Trail? WOW!

Mount Nemo – Not Nemo from Finding Nemo-but just as awesome!

At 7am on Saturday, still dark outside, I got up and got ready to enjoy a long awesome day of hiking!!!  It was to be a beautiful day out and who knows how many of those we have left before that crappy fall weather hits us. You know the stuff, rain, wind, cold, damp, dark,… Read More Mount Nemo – Not Nemo from Finding Nemo-but just as awesome!

Balsam Trail – Gorgeous Fall Colours in Parry Sound!

I have never officially hiked in Parry Sound until this Thanksgiving.  My good friend Katies family visits a cottage in McKellar, Ontario, every thanksgiving and last year invited me along.  Since I behaved myself so well, they invited me back again this year and I was super excited to be there! This year I had… Read More Balsam Trail – Gorgeous Fall Colours in Parry Sound!

Mountainview Cons Area – Awesome Bruce Trail Hike!!

When I was a wee thing in my single digits, my family used to rent a cottage on Green Lake, Up North, Ontario.  LOL. My parents would spend alot of time fishing while we were there and my mom didn’t like the boat so much. My dad and brother would fish in the boat and… Read More Mountainview Cons Area – Awesome Bruce Trail Hike!!