Massasauga solo – Feeling ill in the backcountry

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

It’s all about the details!! -My Glamping Kayaking Weekend!

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!

Wilderness Navigation – Getting Lost on purpose Frontenac PP

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