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 [...]

Bearvault BV500 Bear Resistant Food Canister – From MEC

By |2015-09-24T11:43:16-04:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: Adventure, backcountry, Barrel, bear, Bear Barrel, Bear vault, bearproof, camping, Canada, Exploring, Food storage, kayak, Ontario, outdoor products, Outdoors, paddle, paddling|Tags: , , , , |

Fourteen years ago,  I completed my first backcountry trip in Algonquin Provincial Park.  It was awesome and I was immediately hooked!  Over the years, I have completed approximately 25 backcountry trips and have loved every single one of them.  I have gear to both backpack into the backcountry, or paddle in to sites, however, I much prefer the latter as it is a lot less work! I love the solace of the backcountry but do not [...]