Algonquin. So, what’s the big deal? Why do people love this place so much? The popularity of Algonquin has continued to grow since it’s creation well over a hundred years ago, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. The average visitation is well over half a million per year. People literally worship this place….
The Algonquin Nation is generally broken into many bands whose familial territories are divided by rivers, and the names of these rivers are often reminiscent of the traditional people of that particular river.
They say it’s never an adventure until something goes wrong and that the journey is the true reward. As clichéd as this sounds, I found myself repeating this sentence over and over in my head during one particular moment, 13 days into our three-week portage trip in Algonquin Park. My partner Karam and I set…
“Algonquin Park where I first plied my canoe over half a century ago”, Hap Wilson relives what Algonquin Park was back in the 1960’s
For the past decade, I have frequently visited Algonquin Park to observe birds. While watching all birds, common or rare, excites me, the prospect of seeing an owl in the Park gives rise to sensations that are inexplicably heightened and mysteriously reverential. I know I’m not alone in feeling this, as owls have inspired emotions…
This 10-part series brings Mark’s trip-logs to life, and aims to exhibit the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Algonquin backcountry. It strives to inspire people to get out and experience backcountry canoe camping for themselves, and for seasoned paddlers, acts as an informational vehicle for trip planning, or as a simple way of quenching spring paddling fever as we await ice out!
After riding a Fatbike for the very first time last summer, I knew that I wanted to return to Algonquin Provincial Park to fat bike in the winter.
Jeff & Deki’s much anticipated Algonquin Park maps from Unlostify are nearly here, see a preview at the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show on Sat Feb 23, 2019.