Last year I went on my first solo trip in the backcountry. It was at The Massasauga and it was awesome and I have been wanting to go back. I had every intention of spending last weekend at home. Well my new home in Port Carling, but on Friday around 1pm, I was advised I… Read More Massasauga solo – Feeling ill in the backcountry
I got off work at 5 and had a plan to go paddling on Lake Joe aka Lake Joseph which is across the street from my new residence. Last year I had received a kayak cart as a regift from someone but the tires were flat so I’d never used it. A few months ago,… Read More Lake Joe – Testing my kayak cart out!
I’ve wanted to retake my kayaking course for some time now. I guess I should say ‘retake’ lightly as the first course I took in 2004 was not a certificate program through Paddle Canada and was only an 8 hour course, but, I did learn quite a few of the items that were on the… Read More It’s all about the details!! -My Glamping Kayaking Weekend!
Since my very first backcountry trip in 2001 I have been carrying a compass in my backpack on every single trip I go on. You would think that would make me smart, but the reality is, I have never learned how to use a compass. I was never in girl guides or scouts or brownies… Read More Wilderness Navigation – Getting Lost on purpose Frontenac PP