Torrance Barrens Hike – Spring Sensory Overload

Have you ever been to Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve in Torrance? I headed there on Saturday to check out the trails and go for a short hike. I had been there in the fall with some friends, and another time in the summer,  and really enjoyed the area. I stopped to take a photo of… Read More Torrance Barrens Hike – Spring Sensory Overload

Hardy Lake Hike – Spectacular Spring!

Life has been busy at Camper Christina’s headquarters.  LOL.  As you may have read somewhere, I am taking my Level one instructor course with Ontario Sea Kayak Centre in a few weeks and am very excited!  Due to this, I am in study mode and even have pre-homework for the course. LOTS of homework actually.… Read More Hardy Lake Hike – Spectacular Spring!

Peck Lake w Jack & Paula- Hiking This Trail Since 1976!

On Family Day, I was lucky enough to be in Algonquin Park, and it was a gorgeous weekend! It was warm and sunny, but the park was also still full of beautiful white snow! I had just shown my hot tent at the Winter in the Wild festival and enjoyed meeting so many awesome people,… Read More Peck Lake w Jack & Paula- Hiking This Trail Since 1976!

Marching the Marsh! – Snowshoeing at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh!

When I decided to go  snowshoeing at the Cranberry Marsh, I did not expect it to be anything like this! I was online one day in search of places to go snowshoeing and someone asked if I’d been to Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh. I actually had, for the Cranberry Festival, but that was it. After a… Read More Marching the Marsh! – Snowshoeing at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh!

Torrance Barrens Trails – Fall Fabulousness !!!

Since moving to Muskoka, I had been hearing about this place called Torrance Barrens Trails and Dark Sky Reserve. I knew it was a great place to go for night viewing of stars, meteor showers, etc, but had no idea that there were hiking trails there as well. My dear friend Nicole came to visit… Read More Torrance Barrens Trails – Fall Fabulousness !!!

Portaging a kayak-3×2 to Scorch Lake – Algonquin Park PART 1

When my friend and fellow blogger  Joyce asked me if I wanted to do a trip to Scorch Lake with her, I said yeah! When she told me there were 3 portages totaling over 3 km’s, I said ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!  I mean, I paddle a kayak, not a canoe, and I have portaged my small… Read More Portaging a kayak-3×2 to Scorch Lake – Algonquin Park PART 1

Huckleberry Rock Trail – a gem in Muskoka

Since moving to Muskoka and making the drive to Bracebridge for groceries and supplies, etc, I have noticed a sign along highway 118 that says Huckleberry Rock Trail, but until today, I had not investigated it.  I was really glad I did because it’s a pretty nice place! It was the day of the Tragically… Read More Huckleberry Rock Trail – a gem in Muskoka

Meeting Melba & Adam The Real Woods Explorers!!!

As many of you know, last spring I applied for Canada’s Dream Job with Woods Canada.  The contest brought forward almost 4000 applicants and out of those people, I sadly was not chosen.  Melba Seto and Adam Kochanek were chosen and they were absolutely awesome! I followed along with the Woods Explorers every step of their… Read More Meeting Melba & Adam The Real Woods Explorers!!!

Virtual Hike at Woodend – Laura Secord, TCT, Wetland Ridge AND Bruce Trail? WOW!

One day after work I decided to go for a hike at Woodend Conservation Area.  Woodend is one of my favourite ‘quick & easy’ places to hike. It is right beside a major highway and just on the outskirts of St. Catharines in Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, but it still feels like I am in… Read More Virtual Hike at Woodend – Laura Secord, TCT, Wetland Ridge AND Bruce Trail? WOW!