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!
I had plans to head over and visit my kayaking coach for some training in preparation of my Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor Course, but as sometimes plans do, they were moved to another day during the week. This put me at 8am on a Saturday morning, kayak on car all ready to go, and… Read More Bentshoe Lake – 1st kayak camping trip of 2017
It was a gorgeous Easter weekend with warm temperatures and beautiful sunshine, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sunday I managed to get out with a few friends in Niagara for a hike in Niagara, but by Monday, with my return to Muskoka, it was back to below zero and not so lovely or springlike. I had… Read More McCrae Lake – Kayaking in Kokatat
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, was forecast as a beautiful spring day with high temperatures in Algonquin Park of 9 degrees. I had been cooped up for a few weekends working on my Canoe Symposium presentation and I needed to get outside! So I got up at 7am, got myself ready, jumped in the car, and… Read More Mizzy Lake Trail – Mushy, Melting & Magical
The day before the Outdoor Adventure Show, I received an email from David Bain. David, runs the KW Canoe Symposium and he had asked me if I might be interested in possibly speaking at next years event? I was incredibly flattered, and honoured, and, after establishing that I am mainly a kayaker, and finding out… Read More The 6th Annual KW Canoe Symposium- My 1st Presentation!
At this time of year, I have been heading out on day trips on the weekends so that I can spend more time at home at the computer. Yes, it sucks a bit, and YES I am dying to go camping… but sometimes you have to take what you can get. With an upcoming presentation… Read More Rugged Trail – Parry Sound – Rugged but Gorgeous
This winter I spent a few hours exploring the Scout Valley Loop Trail . After I put the post up, one of my blog followers, Ray, sent me a message advising me I should check out Copeland Forest sometime when I had a free day. Well, last Sunday, that free day came, so off I went… Read More Copeland Forest- Slippery & Wet