Tag Archives: Canoe Trip

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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Mark in the Park

By , published on May 20, 2019
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Mark in the Park video series

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!

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Experiencing the Ultimate

By , 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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How to Canoe Camp in Algonquin Park

By , published on May 13, 2017
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How to Canoe Camp in Algonquin Park

Julia and Chris Prouse – How to Canoe Trip in Algonquin Park Published on May 12, 2017 – Chris Prouse & Julia Prouse How To Canoe Camp In Algonquin Park! This video is sponsored by the friendly folks at Algonquin Outfitters, where we rent our canoes from! Check them out online at: https://algonquinoutfitters.com In this…

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Safety in the Backcountry

By , published on October 12, 2016
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Safety is always top of mind for me when camping in the backcountry, but it was even more important recently when my 12 year old daughter and I did our first ever canoe trip just the two of us, on Ralph Bice Lake at Algonquin Provincial Park. Not only did I need to make smart…

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