While saying goodbye to 2017 and welcoming the new year, it was only proper that I mark the occasion by camping. I spent the last day of 2017 and the first day of 2018 in a chilly winter wonderland in Algonquin Park, with some of the awesome people I’ve met through a shared passion, a… Read More New Years at Mew Lake in Algonquin Park – 2017/2018
A few weeks before the hot tent was done, I ‘d made plans to take it out into the backcountry with my friend Sue, from Sue’s Outdoor Crew. She had spent the weekend before making a sled so she could carry her gear on it and some of the items needed for our weekend. The… Read More Hot Tent Backcountry Trial Run – How to Stake a Hot Tent When Camping on Rock
I completed my new backcountry hot tent just in time for the weekend. It was a tough and stressful week, but I made it and I was super excited! I had created a new hot tent recently to use in the backcountry as my DIY Tipi was just too heavy. Before I took it out… Read More Hot Tent Trial Run – Mew Lake – Dec 9 & 10, 2017
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!
I had been wanting to visit Wye Marsh for over a year now. On Sunday, a beautiful spring day, that visit finally happened. My friends Sam and Shylo had also wanted to go. So we picked a day and headed down to check out what Wye Marsh is all about. We paid the admission fee… Read More Wye Marsh – Wetland Education
Have you ever been to Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve in Torrance? I headed there on Saturday to check out the trails and go for a short hike. I had been there in the fall with some friends, and another time in the summer, and really enjoyed the area. I stopped to take a photo of… Read More Torrance Barrens Hike – Spring Sensory Overload
Life has been busy at Camper Christina’s headquarters. LOL. As you may have read somewhere, I am taking my Level one instructor course with Ontario Sea Kayak Centre in a few weeks and am very excited! Due to this, I am in study mode and even have pre-homework for the course. LOTS of homework actually.… Read More Hardy Lake Hike – Spectacular Spring!