Paddling The Web

Nancy’s Adventure at the Outdoor Show

Nancy showing off her dog canoeing skills Before I say anything else, I’d like to give a big, huge thanks to Swift... 

Nancy Calendar for 2014

Last year I created a calendar using pictures of Nancy, to hand out to a few friends and family. They all loved it, which... 

Moose Sightings

Last weekend, I rode the Parkbus up to Algonquin Park (more on that later) and was treated to quite a few moose sighting.... 

A Solo Trip Remembered

Some of the best moments are earned.   Recently I’ve been posting a lot of my photos on Flickr¬†and when I got... 

365 – Top 10 So Far

If you’ve been following me on Facebook¬†or Twitter, you already know that I’ve been participating in a photography... 

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Tips and Tricks

Top 10 Tips I Forget Not Everyone Knows

Quite regularly, I forget how much time I spend camping, canoeing and portaging compared to most other people. I want to... 

Fire Bans July 2012

This weekend (July 20th, 2012) there is currently a Fire Ban in many Ontario Provincial Parks – or what the Ministry... 

Going Solo In a Tandem Canoe

Paddling by yourself in a canoe meant for two can be relatively easy on a flat lake on a calm day, but when doing so in less... 

Repelling Bugs

It may be great advice to avoid bugs, doing whatever you can not to attract them, but just like those boring chatty guys... 

Avoid Attracting Bugs

There isn’t much you have to do to attract bugs. They like you just the way you are, and they’ll find you. What... 

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Trips

Riding the Parkbus

A comfortable way to get to Algonquin Last Traveled July 2012 Trip Summary: Last year I got the chance to use a great new... 

North Tea To Manitou

A short trip in Algonquin Provincial Park’s North West, perfect for a beginner with some great scenery, a limited amount... (more...)

The Pig – Killarney’s Most Infamous Portage

How often in your life do you get to cross a notoriously difficult portage while having a great conversation about portaging,... 

The Golden Staircase

The trip was planned with one thing in mind: Testing our mettle against some of central Ontario’s toughest portages.... (more...)

Carmichael’s Rock Overnight

A great 2 day trip into Grace Lake, in a gorgeous area on the west end of Killarney Provincial Park. You will find yourself... (more...)

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Gear Reviews

BioLite Campstove

“Did you also bring you’re BioLite?” “No, because I figured you would.” – A conversation... 

GSI Outdoors Java Press

Do you know why everyone loves going on portaging trips with me? The exotic locations? Good looks? Charming personality?... 

JavaGrind by GSI Outdoors

I’ve been using the JavaGrind coffee grinder for quite a few years now, and I have to tell you, if you like good coffee,... 

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