KIHD Stick Stove – Test Run – Making Lunch

In February, while attending the Outdoor Adventure Show, I met up with Ingo from KIHD Products. They make an amazing stick stove that I have heard nothing but good things about.  I spent some time talking to Ingo at the show and happily picked up one of their stoves to test out.  The stove I… Read More KIHD Stick Stove – Test Run – Making Lunch

The Outdoor Adventure Show 2018 – Toronto – Day 2 of 2

It was Sunday, February 25, Day Two of the Outdoor Adventure Show for me!  I woke up feeling very tired and already having a slight headache, I wasn’t quite sure if I should just head home, or head back to the show? After getting up and getting ready, putting some peppermint oil on underneath my Lure… Read More The Outdoor Adventure Show 2018 – Toronto – Day 2 of 2

Camper Christina Presents on Solo Camping at the Outdoor Adventure Show! – Feb 24, 2018

Good Morning and welcome to Christina’s presentation on solo camping from Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at the Outdoor Adventure Show! Today I am posting my speech as a blog post for those of you who have asked and are interested.  I will be uploading the entire video to be seen on my youtube channel shortly.… Read More Camper Christina Presents on Solo Camping at the Outdoor Adventure Show! – Feb 24, 2018

New Years at Mew Lake in Algonquin Park – 2017/2018

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

Killarney Solo Winter Backcountry Trip – Ice Ice Baby -44

I have always wanted to do a winter backcountry trip in Killarney, but due to the tipi being so heavy and not having a clue where to go, I hadn’t made it there as of yet. Over the summer, I had stopped in to visit the lovely staff at the office at George Lake.  I… Read More Killarney Solo Winter Backcountry Trip – Ice Ice Baby -44

Hot Tent Backcountry Trial Run – How to Stake a Hot Tent When Camping on Rock

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

How To Make a Hot Tent Camper Christina Style – Part 2 – Zipper and Preparing the Stove Jack

In November 2015, I built a DIY Tipi hot tent.   It is awesome and I love it dearly, but unfortunately, the tipi is not made for the backcountry. I took it on a few small trips last year and very quickly realized it weighs a tonne.  I hadn’t realized how much until I had made a… Read More How To Make a Hot Tent Camper Christina Style – Part 2 – Zipper and Preparing the Stove Jack

Fall Paddling Trip to Nunikani – Snorts, Surprises & Snow

It was a great weekend, it was cold, it was wet, it was windy and I vowed momentarily not to camp again until next summer, but it was a total hoot! I had been in correspondence with Mike Burns who had provided me with a huge amount of advice and information regarding my recent solo… Read More Fall Paddling Trip to Nunikani – Snorts, Surprises & Snow