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I was robbed! It was at a campground just outside of Parry Sound, a place I decided to stay for the night on my way north for a twelve day solo trip. I had put the tent up, finished dinner,
The National Canoe Day celebration at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park this past weekend was a hit. We arrived in style by voyageur canoe, had music all day by Fresh Water Trade, had cedar strip and birch bark canoe builders...
National Canoe Day is this coming weekend — Saturday June 26th. Getting involved is easy — go out and paddle somewhere.This event all started when the canoe was named one of the Seven Wonders of Canada by CBC Radio in...
Here's part two of the trip retracing an old lost canoe route north Magnetawan River's Trout Lake.The pike measured 42 inches in length and weighed approx. 28 lbs. WOW!
Here's part 3 of our trip in search of a route to Duck Lake, north of Magnetawan River's Trout Lake.There was no water, which caused a huge problem. And it was the end of May. I can't imagine how bad...
Last year I got close to reaching Duck Lake, north of Magnetawan River's Trout Lake, to make a complete circuit route in the Island Lake area. Getting confused of my whereabouts on an old portage forced me to go back.
This Friday is my last day teaching the Dual Credit program through Sir Sandford Fleming College and Crestwood High School Outdoor education class in Peterborough. Even though I've been counting the days until the end - I'm usually on far...
It's time once again to paddle round and round London's Fanshaw Lake to help raise money for cancer. Andy, Paul, Mike and I won last year. Not sure how though. And I'm sure we will be easy to beat this...
I'll be presenting this weekend in Ottawa at the MEC Paddlefest. The talks are Saturday afternoon - first one is "How to be a Happy Camper" which basically covers how to be more comfortable while camping, and the second talk...
Where to hike, bike, camp, paddle and more Best guided tripsRide into a wild sunset Banff was originally explored on horseback and it's still a great way to see the park. Horses offer easy access into remote areas without the weight...
Wow! I just got the results from the U.K. and Brazil's partcipants in the Great Wilderness Clean-Up. Amazing volunteer work in collecting garbage. They definitely beat our groups in Ontario. And I think the group that cleaned up the Barr-Loch...
Thanks to White Squall, Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands are now a well know sea-kayaking paradise Twenty-five years ago, when White Squall set up shop just north of Parry Sound, Ontario, Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands were still pretty much an undiscovered sea-kayaking...
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