Camping

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The 2009 annual Spring Great Wilderness Clean-Up Program was a great success and with donations from sponsors (explore magazine included) the group organizer, Nancy Maddock, was able to give out a number of prizes for all the hard work volunteers...
Last week I was on lots of television reminding campers to get out there before the season was over and also to show off a number of high-tech items that are selling well in the world of camping this year.
We figured our last day en route would be the easiest. All we had to do was paddle a section of West Little White River and portage through a few small lakes to re-enter Kirkpatrick Lake, and then rejoice back...
During morning coffee of day three a group decision was made to split up for the rest of the trip. Peter and Chris were rushed to get back to the lodge since they had customers flying in soon. We, on...
Twelve degrees Celsius was the average daily temperature last week while we camped on the north shore of Lake Superior. It also rained four of the five days out. And the worse part, the store closest to us for a...
Want to start a debate around camp? Make a firm statement behind your choice of footwear for canoe tripping and claim it's better than anyone else. That will definitely get the opinions rolling in. Proper footwear for canoe tripping is...
Never thought it would happen. What a nightmare. After spending two full weeks traveling out east and staying in busy campgrounds, I was very much looking forward to the family twelve day canoe trip we had planned in Temegami when...
Sometimes the goods and bads of car camping is all dependant on who's pitching a tent (or trailer) beside you, a factor that became all too familiar to my wife and I while wer pitched our tent at a number...
I'm off to PEI for a couple of weeks. Alana's family is there and we're taking our daughter Kyla for a visit. On the way we're camping in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Then, when we return we will...
Day two was a long one. It began early, leaving Horseshoe Lake and into Duval Lake by two routes. Peter and Chris chose a newer trail (80 meters) located at the end of the northeast bay. The rest of us...
Very exciting date coming up. It's National Canoe Day this Friday (June 26th.) and celebrations are being held all across the country. The biggest competition for events held for the celebration at this point is between London, Ontario and Peterborough,
We teased poor Ashley to no end before our flight from Blind River into Kirkpatrick Lake. This was his first bush plane ride and, having been known to get car-sick quite frequently, we all threw in our bets on when...
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