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Bikepacking Algonquin Park

By , published on June 28, 2016
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Algonquin Outfitters

Bikepacking Algonquin Park: Corridor Confession I can’t tell you how many times I’ve driven through Algonquin Provincial Park using the Highway 60 corridor. Coming from Simcoe County, the park offers a scenic route when travelling to parts of Eastern Ontario when a canoe or hiking trip isn’t on the agenda. There’s always a good chance…

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Multi-Day Trip Planning

By , published on April 15, 2016
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Multi-Day Trip Planning

You’ve got yourself a solid camping kit, you are comfortable on overnighters in Algonquin Park, and now you are looking to push your way into some multi-day trips in the backcountry! This is a fairly common progression for the outdoor enthusiast; however, even eager campers may be hesitant to tackle a multi-day trip in the…

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Kayaking in Algonquin Park

By , published on April 12, 2016
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Kayaking in Algonquin Park

Should you Consider Kayaking in Algonquin Park? Are you more comfortable in a kayak than a canoe? Are you looking for a different kind of backcountry experience? Consider kayak tripping in Algonquin Provincial Park! If you don’t have the requisite gear, no worries – Algonquin Outfitters rents everything you need. Trip Planning and Route Selection…

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First Days of Spring 2016

By , published on March 23, 2016
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First Days of Spring

2016 will see the earliest first days of spring in 120 years!   Did you know that spring will arrive earlier than it has in the last 120 years?  According to The Weather Network, “The equinox occurs at exactly 4:30 UTC on March 20 for the entire planet, however, due to the way we track…

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Autumn, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By , published on November 12, 2015
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Autumn in Algonquin Park

Autumn (or fall) is my favourite.  It’s no secret, everyone who knows me, knows that. The crisp air, the incredible colours, the anticipation of winter, all make for a photographic smorgasbord that’s impossible to resist. That’s why I was so glad to be able to be in Algonquin Park during the “peak” of the fall…

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Winter Camping in Algonquin Park – Shelters

By , published on October 23, 2015
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Winter Camping in Algonquin Park – Shelters

When it comes to winter camping in Algonquin Park, there are many shelter options available that cater to all types and levels of winter campers.  Winters can be extremely harsh in Algonquin.  Temperatures can dip to -35 degrees Celsius and below, winds can howl and falling/blowing snow can accumulate very fast.   These are all important…

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Hooked on Camping in Algonquin Park

By , published on October 1, 2015
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It is funny how time passes in the blink of an eye. I still remember my first few trips to Algonquin Park that got me hooked on camping. In many ways not much has changed, although the popularity of the park has grown and it’s great to see so many people interested in Algonquin. I…

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Algonquin Spring Photography

By , published on April 24, 2015
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Spring into Photography     Spring is a beautiful time of year and for photography and photographers. It is a great time of the year to capture many subjects. Once the warmer weather comes you will start to see the ice receding and everything starting to bloom which makes a lot of people want to…

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