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A Girl & Her Blow dryer – From Car Camping to Backcountry Camping with Algonquin Outfitters

By , published on August 25, 2020
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Tom Thomson Lake Algonquin Park

Growing up as a tomboy, I’ve always appreciated the great outdoors. My parents nurtured that love for nature by taking me and my two younger brothers camping every year – and it was always Algonquin Park. Over the years, my list of camping staples has changed significantly, and I truly thought I had the entire…

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Alone In The Wild

By , published on August 7, 2020
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Alone in the wild

Back in fall 2019, Karam, Truffle (the canoe) and I, set out on a 17-day canoe trip through Algonquin Park, Canada. The beauty of this place is tenfold during Fall. Although we knew there would be the added challenge of colder weather, we wanted to avoid the crowds of summer and the mosquitoes, have our…

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Algonquin – Rock to Clydegale – June 2020 Part 2

By , published on August 5, 2020

Rock to Clydegale trip cover

Part 2 of 2 By Natalie Zieman We woke up pretty early the next day (even after the crazy chupacabra Owl kept waking us up through the night!) The sunrise was spectacular! The songbirds and Chester (our camp chipmunk) were awake in full force and in the distance, you could hear the morning call of…

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Algonquin Opening

By , published on June 8, 2020
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Algonquin Open

June 22nd 2020 Here at Algonquin Outfitters, people are our priority. That’s why, as we reopen our stores and our rental offerings, we’re putting our customers and staff first. Here’s what you can expect as we begin to welcome you back. Our stores will have reduced hours to allow for proper cleaning.  Please see our website for updated…

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Group of Seven Canoe Mural Project 2020

By , published on June 4, 2020
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Group of Seven Canoe Mural Project

June 2, 2020 Huntsville Festival of the Arts Seeks Donations of Used Canoes for Celebration of Group of Seven Artists The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Group of Seven Artists. The Huntsville Festival of the Arts (HfA) is celebrating this momentous occasion with a special art project taking place…

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Barber prepares for the Yukon Arctic Ultra Marathon

By , published on January 28, 2020
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Chad Barber Yukon Arctic Ultra

By Don McCormick Huntsville chiropractor and ultrarunner Dr. Chad Barber is in the final stages of preparation for what is likely the greatest running challenge of his career, the Yukon Arctic Ultra (YAU). “This is a 100-mile continuous footrace out of Whitehorse, Yukon starting January 30, 2020”, explains Barber. “It’s the middle of the winter…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020

By , published on January 5, 2020
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The list is finally revealed! The films below will be showing at the Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville, ON, on Jan. 20, 21 & 22, 2020, when Algonquin Outfitters presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at Huntsville’s Algonquin Theatre. While unlikely, please note that film selections may change at the last minute. For more…

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Algonquin – What’s The Big Deal?

By , published on January 1, 2020
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Why Algonquin Park

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….

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AO donation helps set HHS Nordic team up for success – Huntsville Doppler

By , published on December 13, 2019
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By Dawn Huddlestone, Huntsville Doppler on December 13, 2019 Main photo (Right): Algonquin Outfitters owner Rich Swift, AO staff member Carlee Wood, HHS Nordic team member Ryan Clarke, and HHS Nordic coach John Cowan with the team’s new equipment (Algonquin Outfitters) The Huntsville High School Nordic team is off to a great start this season,…

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