Decew Falls – Historic Hiking in Niagara!

Decew Falls is named after John DeCou, who purchased the land in about 1788, buying 100 acres with an axe and an indian blanket. In 1812 he purchased the land along the top of the escarpment from his newly built stone house to Decew Falls.  During the war of 1812, DeCou served in the Lincoln Militia and his… Read More Decew Falls – Historic Hiking in Niagara!

Yurting at Silent Lake- Mom’s Sled-in

While staying in a yurt at Mew Lake with my mom, we met a park ranger who had just come from working at Silent Lake. He told us all about the park and that he highly recommended us paying it a visit.  I had heard a lot about Silent Lake but had never been there so… Read More Yurting at Silent Lake- Mom’s Sled-in

CLIMBING AN ICE WALL – An Epic Adventure!

Have you ever wanted to climb a wall of ice?  For me the answer is “ABSOLUTELY!” A few months ago I went on a waterfall trip to see some frozen waterfalls in the Hamilton area. Tiffany Falls, a gorgeous sight frozen was my favourite of the three I visited that day.   Upon doing research… Read More CLIMBING AN ICE WALL – An Epic Adventure!

Hiking to Starling Lookout – Mew -42, Part 3

While camping at Mew Lake during Winter in the Wild, my sitemates and myself decided to go for a hike to Starling Lookout. We packed up our backpacks and ourselves as it was a balmy -22 (better than the -42 we’d been through already) and headed out on the trail. We didn’t take our snowshoes… Read More Hiking to Starling Lookout – Mew -42, Part 3