October 2015

My new Pot Set – Testing it out at Bon Echo PP

By |2015-10-22T07:41:52+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Adventure, backcountry, camping, Canada, cooking, Exploring, food, Joe Perry, Nature, pan, portage, pot set, pots|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have been backcountry camping and camping in general for over 15 years.  I love being out in nature and preparing cool things to eat. I rarely buy the dehydrated bags of meals as I find them loaded with salt and I tend to get migraines from them, so I do my best to get creative when cooking on my camping trips. I bought my first camping pot set about 18 years ago and have [...]

September 2015

Bon Echo – owls, coyotes & whipping winds!

By |2015-09-28T07:50:00+00:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: Adventure, alone, backcountry, Barred owl, camping, coyotes, Exploring, Fun, Joe Perry, kayak, Kayaking, Nature, Ontario, Outdoors, owl, paddling, Parks, portage, storm, sunrise, sunset, swimming, tarps, visitor centre, water, wind|Tags: , , , |

I have been hearing about the great Bon Echo Provincial Park for many years now.  I had wanted to explore it and seeing as I had a free weekend in September and a willing and eager camping partner, the time to visit there had come! I did my best to research Bon Echo but other than the Ontario Parks Website and a few posts here and there, I couldn't find a whole lot.  I contacted Bon [...]

July 2015

Not Roughing it in the Backcountry – Killarney PP

By |2015-07-23T12:07:56+00:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: backcountry, backcountry camping, camping, Climb, Climbing, Exploring, glamping, hike, Hiking, hikingtrails, Joe Perry, killarney, Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario, ontario parks, Outdoors, Provincial Park, site 56, summer tent, sunrise, sunset, tarps, tent, tentcamping|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On saturday July 18th at 4am my friend Steph and I headed up the Trans Canada highway to Killarney Provincial park for a highly anticipated backcountry trip on Carlyle Lake.  En route we saw two deers along the highway and then two moose! So totally exciting and I hoped a sign of things to come! Not by any means the best picture, but I love it anyways! Upon arrival we were greeted by enthusiastic park [...]