Category: 2011

  • Trip Report – 1850s Vintage Trip – Rideau Canal – Jun 2011

    Trip Report – 1850s Vintage Trip – Rideau Canal – Jun 2011

    Rowing 4 days with vintage equipment on a naval whaler through a UNESCO world heritage site and it’s series of locks? Yeah that sounds like a challenge! Several years before, through working with the Scouts, a project was initiated to refurbish two Naval Whalers that had been acquired. With the Rideau Canal, opened in 1832, […]

  • Trip Report – Awacamenj Mino – Jan 2011

    Trip Report – Awacamenj Mino – Jan 2011

    This is actually 2 trips to the scout camp at Awacamenj Mino, one in early January to open the snowshoe/skiing trails and the other in late January for some camping and snowshoeing. Trip 1 – Breaking in the trails This was just a simple daytrip up to Awacamenj Mino to break in the trails for […]

  • Trip Report – Noire River 30 Jul – 2 Aug 2011

    Trip Report – Noire River 30 Jul – 2 Aug 2011

    My first (and only so far) trip down the Noire river (Black river) near Fort-Coulonge, Qu├ębec, Canada. This was organised to be a more leisurely trip with many being introduced to whitewater canoe-camping and several girlfriends coming along for the trip. The Noire river, is a good easy introduction to canoe-camping, there are a few […]

  • Trip Report – Nov 2011 – Adirondacks – Panther

    Trip Report – Nov 2011 – Adirondacks – Panther

    A quick overnight trip to climb a few mountains in the Santanoni range of the Adirondacks. It being November, the weather had a different idea than we did! Day 1 – Getting there and Weather We set off from Ottawa in a few vehicles planning to meet up some friends at the lean-to at the […]