Posts by Gayle Labuz

#WeGetOutside Chat Round-Up: Getting Outside for our Health

Published on February 11, 2021
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WeGetOutside Twitter Chats

Getting a dose of nature is good for our bodies and our brains. The #WeGetOutside community recently had a great discussion about how getting outdoors affects our mental and physical health. We talked about how many of us have adapted the way we get outside to accommodate injuries, illness or chronic pain. From adjusting the…

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Experiencing the Ultimate

Published on May 29, 2018
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Sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned… Every year as we schedule our summer and fall camping and travel plans, we always include either a completely new-to-us destination, or an activity we’ve never tried. One of our most memorable “new activities” in 2017 was my first-ever, mother-daughter canoe trip. With the help of Algonquin Outfitters,…

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Kayaking Costello Creek

Published on September 17, 2017
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Kayaking Costello Creek

I love my canoe and that it can carry us as a family together into adventure. But I have to confess, I’ve always wondered what it was like to paddle a kayak. Emma has also wanted to try it as she’s gotten older, and watched kayakers paddling with speed and ease. So when the opportunity…

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If a Canoe Could Talk

Published on June 30, 2017
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If a canoe could talk

If the Algonquin Outfitter’s fleet canoe, Swift Prospector SP7.6 could talk, what would she say? She would tell you that she is the only AO canoe with a name. She would tell you she was named Margaret Riocea by a fellow named Markus Pukonen. He paddled her on the earliest stage of his around-the-world fundraising…

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Posts by Gayle Labuz

Posts by Gayle Labuz

Posts by Gayle Labuz

A Day On Algonquin Park’s Hailstorm Creek

Published on July 7, 2015
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A day on Algonquin Park's Hailstorm Creek

Hailstorm Creek Day Trip Guest blog by Gayle Labuz – www.sometimeseventful.ca/   Did you know that a canoeing venture into Algonquin Park’s backcountry can be done as a day trip? We’ve been to Algonquin Provincial Park a bunch of times, with each visit giving us a different glimpse into this amazing parcel of Ontario nature….

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