January 2016

Winter Camping in a Summer Tent-NYE at Mew Lake in Algonquin Park

By |2016-01-12T07:48:47-04:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: #wintercamping, Adventure, Algonquin, camping, cold, DIY, Exploring, falls, Fun, glamping, hike, Hiking, hikingtrails, hot tent, Mew Lake, Nature, Ontario, Outdoors, Oxtongue, Parks, photography, Ragged Falls, summer tent, tent, tentcamping, texting gloves, tipi, Trails, Uncategorized, visitor centre, walkling, walks, water, waterfalls, winter, winterglamping|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Judging by my name, Camper Christina, it's safe to say I love camping. What my name doesn't say is that I hate the cold and am not a huge fan of snow!  As I have been strictly a 3 season camper, I have never had the need for a winter tent, which in addition to cold and snow, is a big reason I didn't think I would ever go winter camping.  Regardless of that,  I [...]

September 2015

Bon Echo – owls, coyotes & whipping winds!

By |2015-09-28T07:50:00-04:00September 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 [...]

August 2015

The NEW Fire Tower Trail in Algonquin Park!

By |2015-08-27T12:08:35-04:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: Algonquin, Algonquin Park, Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada, Fire Tower Trail, hike, Hiking, hiking trails, Trails, visitor centre, walking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Newly added to the long list of trails in Algonquin Park is the Fire Tower Trail!  On Tuesday August 25th, 2015, my mom and I visited the trail to check it out! The trail is located to the left of the Visitor Centres front doors. This new trail is small but mighty! Only 200 metres long round trip, but it is full of information about the history of fire towers in the park.  The trail [...]