Whether you’re looking for ideas on where to go on your next portage or you just want to read about our latest adventures, below you’ll find our latest trips out into the wilderness. Each has a detailed account of our trip with (hopefully) entertaining stories, information on how you can recreate the trip with activities you can try and others you should avoid, but also maps of where we were and downloadable GPS information.

Check back often because we’re always going on some kind of trip over the summer, but we do most of our writing over the Frozen Offseason.

Riding the ParkbusParkbus is a service that allows for an eco-friendly and a car-free way to get to Ontario Parks, with stops at several campgrounds and outfitters.
North Tea To ManitouA portage trip in the North West side of Algonquin park, travelling from Kawaywaymog Lake, through North Tea and on to Manitou.
The Pig - Killarney's Most Infamous PortageTravelling over Killarney Provincial Parks most notorious portage, named The Pig.
The Golden StaircaseA canoe trip into Algonquin Park through one of the toughest portage of the area named "The Golden Staircase".
Carmichael's Rock OvernightA quest to find the exact location of the 1934 photo of Group of Seven member Franklin Carmichael painting over Grace Lake in Killarney Provincial Park.
Killarney East LoopTravelling through the east side of Killarney Provincial Park
Murray Grace LoopA trip through Killarney Provincial Park's west side, through the La Cloche mountains
Rock Galeairy LoopA short trip in travelling in the southern section of Algonquin park from Rock Lake to Galeairy and back
Rain McCraney LoopRain McCraney loop through south western Algonquin Provincial Park



5 Responses to “Trips”
  1. Rob J says:

    We decided to spend an additional day on David so we could fully enjoy Silver Peak. A short paddle there and back, and a good 5-6 hours hiking and enjoying the sites. We camped on David two nights, which was a first. What a great feeling, waking up and not having to think about packing up right away.

    It really changed the typical paddle/portage trip experience. Gorgeous area and route.

    We did take the other way, though, coming in East and looping back around West. The views were magnificent, and you could see Silver Peak for pretty much an entire day. We liked that the first two portages were extremely inclined and difficult, but the remainder on the west side of the loop were mostly on a decline. It allowed us to make the more difficult portages earlier on when our strength was high.

  2. Rob J says:

    Whoops, posted in wrong section.

  3. Joan says:

    Any particular colour of bikini you prefer I have on for when we meet on a portage?

  4. Joan says:

    I’ll wear little bells around my waist so you can hear me coming ☺

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