My sixth and final canoe trip of the season for Wild Women Expeditions.
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Abbreviated Trip Report: September Killarney Canoe Trip
My fifth canoe trip of the season for Wild Women Expeditions.
Trip Report: Carlyle and Johnnie Lakes, Round 2
My fourth canoe trip of the season for Wild Women Expeditions.
Review: MEC’s TGV 2 Tent
I bought Mountain Equipment Co-op’s TGV 2 tent two years ago over the Labor Day 2012 weekend, just before the start of the Fall Camp that would officially kick off my career change. It was a bit of an impulse buy; as the second oldest person in the college program I was starting, I didn’t wantContinue reading “Review: MEC’s TGV 2 Tent”
Day 1: Arrival at Mew Lake
Date: Friday, February 12, 2016 Weather: Overcast, -8 degrees Celsius on arrival at Mew Lake It worked out that Russ took Friday off and could get me to a spot to carpool to Algonquin, leaving him the car to get to my in-laws for dinner on Sunday. We met Stephane at the King City ONRoute at 10am,Continue reading “Day 1: Arrival at Mew Lake”
Review: Gregory’s Deva 85 Backpack
I wish I had known what I know now about backpacks and trying on backpacks after working a summer at MEC and of course, after spending two years with the Gregory Deva 85 backpack. That said, I’ve taken the Deva on all of the same trips my tent has been on so this pack has aContinue reading “Review: Gregory’s Deva 85 Backpack”
Wordless Wednesdays: Sunset over Donald Lake
Trip Report: Temagami Canoe Trip
I get to see so much of the province through canoe tripping. The Temagami canoe trip was my second official guiding gig with Wild Women Expeditions. It departed two days after my first official gig!
Day 4: Homeward Bound
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015 Weather: 28 degrees Celsius, sunny and breezy Distance: ~ 8 kms We were homeward bound on this hot, sunny, summer day.
Day 2: Layover Day
Date: Friday, August 7, 2015 Weather: 23 degrees Celsius, calm winds Distance: ~12 kms (for those of us who decided to go for a paddle) On our layover day we enjoyed a leisurely start to our morning and made plans to go for a paddle after lunch for those who wanted a little more activity.