July 2016

June 2016

Massasauga solo – Feeling ill in the backcountry

By |2016-06-28T21:37:47-04:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Adventure, alone, backcountry, backcountry camping, beach, Bear Barrel, Bear vault, bearproof, brucetrail, camp, Campers, camping, campsite, Canada, clean up our parks, Exploring, Food storage, gear, georgian bay, harmony, kayak, Kayaking, Massassauga, Muskoka, Nature, Ontario, ontario parks, outdoor products, Outdoors, paddle, paddle canada, paddling, Parks, Provincial Park, sleeping bag, sleeping matt, sleeping pad, solo trip, sunrise, sunset, swimming, tent, Uncategorized, water, waterways, wind|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last year I went on my first solo trip in the backcountry. It was at The Massasauga and it was awesome and I have been wanting to go back. I had every intention of spending last weekend at home.  Well my new home in Port Carling, but on Friday around 1pm, I was advised I could go home early.  So at 3pm, I decided to call it a day and packed up my camping gear. [...]

September 2015

GEESE GANGS & A BEAR – CAMPING AT MEW LAKE IN ALGONQUIN PARK

By |2015-09-16T11:23:49-04:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Algonquin, camping, Canada, Hiking, Mew Lake, paddling, swimming, Trails, waterfalls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year for four years now, I pick a weekend to spend at Mew Lake in Algonquin Park. This year was no different, what was different though, were the people I was going with. I was lucky enough to have two of my most favorite people on the planet accompanying me on this adventure and we were all excited and ready to get it underway! We headed out at 5am and had a wonderful, traffic-free journey. [...]

Face to Face with a BEAR at Mew Lake Campground !! HOLY SH@%%T!!!

By |2015-09-09T11:48:53-04:00September 9th, 2015|Categories: Adventure, Algonquin, bear, camping, Mew Lake, Nature, Ontario|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I woke up around 6:15 and went for my morning walk to the facilities. The washrooms were 10 sites down, one of my poorer decisions I've made when picking a campsite, but otherwise, our site was incredibly awesome! I was practically sleepwalking, I was so tired and could not wait until I could walk the other way, and get back into bed! Eventually, that time came. I was walking down the camp road and was [...]