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Tom Thomson

During my recent trip to Algonquin Park I was able to visit, for the first time, the memorial cairn that was erected for Tom Thomson at Canoe Lake on Hayhurst point.                 For those … Continue reading

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Some Trip Pics

Here are some pictures from our trip: On the first day of our trip we were dropped off at Canoe Lake and our first break was at Tom Thomson’s Memorial Cairn.  There’s a totem pole and a stone memorial with … Continue reading

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I’m Back

So I’m back from my trip and had an awesome time.  I took inner-city grade 10 students into Algonquin park for a week.  Some of the students had never even slept in a tent before.  They got up close to nature as … Continue reading

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Choosing a Backpacking Route

In a few weeks I’m leaving for a week long trip in Algonquin Park.  I have already figured out my route but I wanted to give you pointers on figuring out your own route for backpacking. First you have to … Continue reading

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A Newborn Moose!

With spring coming things are coming alive everywhere.  Baby animals are being born and the brown earth is coming back to life. A friend of mine used to work as a biologist in Algonquin Park.  He got to track animals … Continue reading

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No Bugs

Early spring is a great time to be outdoors…before the bugs come. Even though this blog is a wilderness backpacking blog I have to say that Spring is my favorite season to to canoe trips because the water is high … Continue reading

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