Massasauga – Fabulous Fall Kayak Camp – Buck Wolf Sunrise

It’s been a busy busy summer, a busy year actually and I have had the most amazing trips!  After completing my big three  solo adventures, French River, Algonquin and Killarney, I am ready for a nice relaxing camping trip with lots of exploring and down time and not a huge amount of paddling or portaging.… Read More Massasauga – Fabulous Fall Kayak Camp – Buck Wolf Sunrise

Killarney Solo Canoe Trip – Racing the Wind – Part 2/2

Here is where I left off in Part 1, on a non site on Great Mountain Lake in 39 km wind gusts……. As I sat listening to the wind howling, I looked up and once again noticed the brightly lit up globe in the sky in front of me.  I didn’t make the effort to… Read More Killarney Solo Canoe Trip – Racing the Wind – Part 2/2

Killarney – Solo Canoe Trip – Part 1/2- Paddle Paddle Muck Wind

With another long weekend fast approaching, it was time to devise a new plan. A 5 day solo canoe trip was in order and I wanted it to be as awesome as my Algonquin trip had been.  It would be hard to surpass but I believed I had the groundwork for another epic journey! After… Read More Killarney – Solo Canoe Trip – Part 1/2- Paddle Paddle Muck Wind

Brydon’s Bay Trail – Mom visits Port Carling!

Since I moved to Port Carling in May, my mom has not been to visit.  She doesn’t have a vehicle and getting a bus or train here isn’t really the best option.  As it takes me about 3 hours to get to her and 3 hours to get back, going to pick her up, and… Read More Brydon’s Bay Trail – Mom visits Port Carling!

Fall turns to Winter at Mew Lake, +10 to -10, AWESOME!

It has been far too long since I camped and I was dying to go!!!  A few events, some sickness, a visit from mom, and some bad weather had kept me from doing what I love most and this weekend was turning out to be the same. I wanted to cry! Originally, the weekend plan… Read More Fall turns to Winter at Mew Lake, +10 to -10, AWESOME!

Whiskey Rapids in Fall- My Favourite Trail in Algonquin

It was a gorgeous November day and I spent most of it paddling off of East Beach.  It wasn’t dark yet though and I still had some time to get in a hiking trail before night fell. Might as well visit my favorite trail in the park, Whiskey Rapids. The trail is only 2.1 km’s… Read More Whiskey Rapids in Fall- My Favourite Trail in Algonquin

Torrance Barrens Trails – Fall Fabulousness !!!

Since moving to Muskoka, I had been hearing about this place called Torrance Barrens Trails and Dark Sky Reserve. I knew it was a great place to go for night viewing of stars, meteor showers, etc, but had no idea that there were hiking trails there as well. My dear friend Nicole came to visit… Read More Torrance Barrens Trails – Fall Fabulousness !!!

Turkey Day at McCrae! -Cooking in my new Dutch Oven!

Since meeting my friend Jason last year, he has been going on about this place called McCrae Lake.  I had never been there and according to him, it was a gorgeous place to spend a weekend camping, fishing and enjoying nature.  The Thanksgiving long weekend was approaching and as I hadn’t had any plans yet,… Read More Turkey Day at McCrae! -Cooking in my new Dutch Oven!

Camping in Killarney on Kakakise in a Konigshaus Kanoe

I had been wanting to adventure in Killarney all summer but every time I had a free weekend, the park was booked up.  When I checked a few weeks ago, I finally saw a few openings.  They were all with portages but after carrying my lil kayak over 3km’s in Algonquin each way a few weeks… Read More Camping in Killarney on Kakakise in a Konigshaus Kanoe