Killarney Days 3 & 4 – Magic Mountain to Silver Peak!

I had been waiting for this trip since last year and was so glad I was finally here.  In the last post, Killarney Days 1 and 2, Rainy Plains to The Magical Mountains, I left off at the end of day 2.  We are staying on an amazing campsite on David Lake where we have… Read More Killarney Days 3 & 4 – Magic Mountain to Silver Peak!

The French River – 4 Day Solo Kayak Trip – Worst Site, Best Site- Post 1 of 2

As long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to visit the French River.  I had no idea where to go, where to access, what to see, etc and so the trip kept getting delayed.  Finding myself suddenly available on the August long weekend and dying to do a 4 day solo, I decided the… Read More The French River – 4 Day Solo Kayak Trip – Worst Site, Best Site- Post 1 of 2

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

Women on Water Paddling Festival – It’s called WOW for a reason!

Before taking my Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor Course with Ontario Sea Kayak Centre, my coach Dympna had asked me to attend the Women on Water Paddling Festival.  I had no idea what this festival was all about and had not heard of it until she’d mentioned it. I did a bit of research and… Read More Women on Water Paddling Festival – It’s called WOW for a reason!

Copeland Forest- Slippery & Wet

This winter I spent a few hours exploring the Scout  Valley Loop Trail .   After I put the post up, one of my blog followers, Ray, sent me a message advising me I should check out Copeland Forest  sometime when I had a free day.  Well, last Sunday, that free day came,  so off I went… Read More Copeland Forest- Slippery & Wet

Peck Lake w Jack & Paula- Hiking This Trail Since 1976!

On Family Day, I was lucky enough to be in Algonquin Park, and it was a gorgeous weekend! It was warm and sunny, but the park was also still full of beautiful white snow! I had just shown my hot tent at the Winter in the Wild festival and enjoyed meeting so many awesome people,… Read More Peck Lake w Jack & Paula- Hiking This Trail Since 1976!

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 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!