When I was little, my family rented a cottage up north, and for one whole week every summer, I was in total heaven. It was awesome and I have some very fond memories of my time there, even though sadly, we never canoed or paddled. We did do a lot of really fun things…… Read More My 1st backcountry Canoe Trip Algonquin 2002- Canoe Symposium Presentation Part 1 of 2
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
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
It’s been a busy busy summer, a busy year actually and I have had the most amazing trips! After completing my big three solo adventures, French River, Algonquin and Killarney, I am ready for a nice relaxing camping trip with lots of exploring and down time and not a huge amount of paddling or portaging.… Read More Massasauga – Fabulous Fall Kayak Camp – Buck Wolf Sunrise
Here is where I left off in Part 1, on a non site on Great Mountain Lake in 39 km wind gusts……. As I sat listening to the wind howling, I looked up and once again noticed the brightly lit up globe in the sky in front of me. I didn’t make the effort to… Read More Killarney Solo Canoe Trip – Racing the Wind – Part 2/2