The Outdoor Adventure Show! -So Many Awesome People in One Place!

I had an amazing time this past weekend at the Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto .  I applied to get a bloggers pass and blog about the event and I was picked! I spent two days at the show this year and it was awesome!!!  Last year I was only at the event for one… Read More The Outdoor Adventure Show! -So Many Awesome People in One Place!

Winter in the Wild -2017-Featuring-Different Ways People Winter Camp!

It was a great day to head to Algonquin Park for the Winter in the Wild Festival. I was pretty excited to be a demo this year with my hot tent and also get to see all the other great ways people camp in the winter! There are so many ways you can do it.… Read More Winter in the Wild -2017-Featuring-Different Ways People Winter Camp!

Arrowhead Birches Celebrate Galentines

Ever since my visit to Arrowhead last year  I have been dying to go back again.  When I was in Niagara for Christmas, I had a visit with my friend Andrea, who had been trying to come see me in Muskoka since I’d moved,  but hadn’t made it yet.  We devised a plan and this Saturday,… Read More Arrowhead Birches Celebrate Galentines

1st Cold Camping Trip! – Solo Backcountry on St. Nora Lake

 It was Thanksgiving weekend, 2001 and I did a backcountry trip backpacking in to Bucholtz Lake on the Eastern Pines Backpacking Trail in Algonquin Park. I had a -5 sleeping bag and I remember I was laying there wearing all the clothes I had brought in,  including my jacket, in my sleeping bag and I… Read More 1st Cold Camping Trip! – Solo Backcountry on St. Nora Lake

1st Winter Backcountry Trip … With the Revised Tipi!

It has taken me over a year to get to this point, but I finally made it and I am proud!  I completed my first winter backcountry trip with the tipi and it was a great adventure!   I learned so many things and experienced a bunch of firsts, some thanks to my new friend… Read More 1st Winter Backcountry Trip … With the Revised Tipi!