January 2016

Winter Camping in a Summer Tent-NYE at Mew Lake in Algonquin Park

By |2016-01-12T07:48:47+00:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: #wintercamping, Adventure, Algonquin, camping, cold, DIY, Exploring, falls, Fun, glamping, hike, Hiking, hikingtrails, hot tent, Mew Lake, Nature, Ontario, Outdoors, Oxtongue, Parks, photography, Ragged Falls, summer tent, tent, tentcamping, texting gloves, tipi, Trails, Uncategorized, visitor centre, walkling, walks, water, waterfalls, winter, winterglamping|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Judging by my name, Camper Christina, it's safe to say I love camping. What my name doesn't say is that I hate the cold and am not a huge fan of snow!  As I have been strictly a 3 season camper, I have never had the need for a winter tent, which in addition to cold and snow, is a big reason I didn't think I would ever go winter camping.  Regardless of that,  I [...]

September 2015

Ragged Falls Provincial Park – So beautiful!

By |2015-09-03T10:59:42+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Exploring, Hiking, Oxtongue, Ragged Falls, water, waterfalls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Monday August 24th, my mom and I stopped by to check out one of our favourite places in Algonquin Park, well, just outside of Algonquin Park, called Ragged Falls! Ragged Falls Provincial Park is it's own separate provincial park, however, if you have a day pass for any provincial park, it can be used for all of them.  Therefore, we didn't have to pay the parking fee to spend some time there, which is [...]

August 2015

Ragged Falls Via Kayak from Oxtongue Lake

By |2015-08-27T15:58:31+00:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: Algonquin, Algonquin Park, Dwight, Exploring, falls, kayak, Kayaking, Ontario, Oxtongue, oxtongue lake, oxtongue river, paddle, paddling, Parkway, Parkway cottages, Ragged Falls Provincial Park, waterfalls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year I take my mom to the Parkway Cottages & Resort in Dwight, Ontario.  I went there in 2001 after my very first backcountry trip in Algonquin Park. Five days of roughing it, followed by 5 days of cottaging.  It was a great trip and since then I have been going back occasionally. One year, I decided to take my mom for her birthday and she has wanted to go there every year since. [...]