Solo Camping Tips with Michelle – Wow Auction Winner – McCrae Lake

When my kayaking coach Dympna from Ontario Sea Kayak Centre, asked me to consider auctioning off a weekend of camping with me, for the Women on Water Paddling Festival silent auction, I thought she was off her rocker. The auction was very successful and proceeds went to the Georgian Bay Biosphere, a great organization that… Read More Solo Camping Tips with Michelle – Wow Auction Winner – McCrae Lake

Opeongo Backcountry Camping by Water Taxi- w Maryann & Randy

Since my Level 1 and Level 2 Sea Kayaking courses, I’ve been wanting to do a trip with my friends,  Maryann and Randy, that I met through the courses at OSKC. This weekend was finally it and I was so excited to be camping with them after all this time! They had advised me of… Read More Opeongo Backcountry Camping by Water Taxi- w Maryann & Randy

My 1st Solo Canoe Trip – Haliburton Highlands Water Trails

My first solo backcountry trip was 2 years ago at the Massasauga Provincial Park.  It was by kayak and since then I’ve done many solo kayaking trips and a few solo winter camping trips both by tipi and by tent.  I had never gone on a solo canoe trip, however, until this past weekend. At… Read More My 1st Solo Canoe Trip – Haliburton Highlands Water Trails

The All Canada Weekend – On Smokey Lake With The Happy Camper

When I camped with The Happy Camper last month, I had no idea we would be heading out on another trip so soon.  We had discussed the big 150th birthday this year and I had mentioned I wanted to do something awesome, but hadn’t made plans yet. Kevin had originally had something booked, but it… Read More The All Canada Weekend – On Smokey Lake With The Happy Camper