Winter

Bikepacking Ontario

By , published on April 19, 2016
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Ontario Bike Packing

What is “Bikepacking”? Bikepacking is a relatively new term in the grand scheme of cycling for most of us, however, it has been around for years. In essence, it’s the amalgamation of cycle touring and mountain biking; stripped down to its simplest possible form. Bikepacking.com defines it perfectly… “Simply put, bikepacking is the synthesis of…

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Winter in the Wild

By , published on April 7, 2016
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Winter in the Wild

Experiencing Winter in The Wild at Algonquin Park While most campers and paddlers are impatient to get out and paddle Algonquin’s Lakes this Spring, I still have winter on my mind. I think it’s because winter decided to ignore my part of Ontario this season.  I’m pretty sure that I could hear my snowshoes quietly…

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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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Putting Your Canoe Away For The Winter:

By , published on November 19, 2012
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Winter Storage Tips and Solutions by John Gall, Johnny’s Boat Shop, Huntsville  Now that you’ve finished that fall canoe trip, it’s time to put your canoe into storage for the winter. While there are specific steps for different hull and trim types, I will start with a common step I do to every canoe that…

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