After my last backcountry trip, I had a major issue that I needed to deal with before my next trip. The issue was being caused by my painters pole. It was quite a nifty thing and I really liked the idea of it, but in reality, my friend Tierney was right. It was unstable and… Read More Hot Tent Reno’s -Stabilization of the Painters Pole
2017 was an amazing year, full of incredible adventures, big challenges and lots of new and wonderful people! Just last week I was rewarded with 100000 views on my blog here at CamperChristina.com. I am truly grateful for all the love and support I have received over the past two and a half years since… Read More 2017 Recap & What’s on Deck for 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
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
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
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 3 – The Final Details!