Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016 Weather: 23 degrees Celsius, partly cloudy Distance: ~8 kms back to the lodge
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Abbreviated Trip Report: Temagami Canoe Trip
My third canoe trip with Wild Women Expeditions for the 2016 season.
Trip Report: Carlyle and Johnnie Lakes in Killarney Round 1
My second canoe trip of the season for Wild Women Expeditions.
Abbreviated Trip Report: Bell & Balsam Lakes in Killarney
Wild Women Expeditions‘ first Women & Girls canoe trip of the season kicked off my second year of guiding canoe trips for the outdoor adventure travel company for women. The weather forecast looked to be hot and sunny, consistent with the rest of the summer. We had mothers and grandmothers bringing their daughters and granddaughtersContinue reading “Abbreviated Trip Report: Bell & Balsam Lakes in Killarney”
Day 4: Haul Out
Date: Monday, February 15, 2016 Weather: Partly cloudy, -6 degrees Celsius midday With temperatures hovering around -15 degrees Celsius, I slept more soundly and warmly overnight Sunday night, just in time to haul out.
Day 3: Following Wolf Tracks
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 Weather: Sun and clouds, -42 Celsius in the morning / -15 degrees Celsius at midday I shifted in my sleeping bag to free my arm from layers of down and polyester. By the light of Indiglo™ my watch told me it was two in the morning. My bladder told me it was timeContinue reading “Day 3: Following Wolf Tracks”
Day 2: Hauling in on the Rail Trail
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Weather: Brilliant sunshine, high of -25 degrees Celsius Today was the day to hike the rail trail. I looked at my watch. 6:30am. Of course. Everyone else seemed to still sleep soundly so I closed my eyes and willed myself to drift off again.
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”
Trip Report: Winter Camping at Mew Lake – 2016 Edition
Early in December I received an e-mail from a friend looking to organize a women’s winter camping trip in January for Mew Lake or Frontenac Provincial Park. Lyn had the four-person Snowtrekker tent, the stove, and the sleds to hike in. We only needed to bring food and our own personal gear to round out theContinue reading “Trip Report: Winter Camping at Mew Lake – 2016 Edition”
Day 6: Home again
Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 Weather: 28 degrees Celsius, overcast Distance: ~ 1km As we made our way from Gros Morne to Deer Lake to points home, we stopped to admire two final aces that Katie had up her sleeve.