June 2016

Wilderness Navigation – Getting Lost on purpose Frontenac PP

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Since my very first backcountry trip in 2001 I have been carrying a compass in my backpack on every single trip I go on.  You would think that would make me smart, but the reality is, I have never learned how to use a compass. I was never in girl guides or scouts or brownies or participated in any type of class or course to show me how to use this amazing instrument. I have [...]

April 2016

The Spring Cottage Life Show

By | 2016-04-25T22:36:09+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: Adventure, blog, booths, camp, campchairs, Campers, camping, Canada, carcamping, Chairs, cottage, cottage show, cottaging, Exploring, glamping, homes, hot tent, Huntsville, inspiration, kayak, Kayaking, learning, Ontario, outdoor products, Outdoors, outdoors show, paddle, paddling, Parks, Presentation, show, tent, trade show, Uncategorized, winterglamping, wood|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was a Thursday night when i got the message from a fellow blogger, Let's Discover Ontario, asking if I wanted to go to the Spring Cottage Life Show. I had never heard of it, as I'm a camper and generally not a cottager, but it sounded like a great way to spend a cold rainy Saturday. I graciously accepted after receiving a yes from Peter about if he wanted to go with me. I [...]