Tag: multi-day

  • Trip Report – 31 Jul to 3 Aug 2009 – Adirondacks – Marcy, Haystack?

    Trip Report – 31 Jul to 3 Aug 2009 – Adirondacks – Marcy, Haystack?

    This was my 2nd trip to the Adirondacks, first one in the summer. For this trip we decided to head out via John’s Brook and Bushnell Falls. The target was to climb Mt. Marcy and Mt. Haystack. Day 1 – Arrival to Adirondacks Wissell, Dan L., Marty B and I met up early afternoon on…

  • Trip Report – 2-3 Jan 2010 – Breaking in the trails

    Trip Report – 2-3 Jan 2010 – Breaking in the trails

    This trip was back to the Awakamenj Mino scout camp to help break in the trails for the winter. We also introduced CC to winter camping. A little messing around before we started in the car. We hiked in, set up camp quickly (those of us who were staying overnight) and headed off on the…

  • Trip Report – 27 Jun to 1 Jul 2009 – Dumoine River

    Trip Report – 27 Jun to 1 Jul 2009 – Dumoine River

    Another first for me on this trip, canoe-camping and white water canoeing all wrapped in one! For this trip we were a fairly large group with 10 participants in 5 canoes (Marty B, Ben, Van) and decided to tackle the Dumoine River on a 5 day trip. Preparations Several meetings to plan, discussions around itinerary,…

  • Trip Report – Frontenac October 2-4 2009

    Trip Report – Frontenac October 2-4 2009

    This was a short camping weekend in Frontenac Provincial park near Kingston Ontario. Frontenac is a very nice park for hikes with interesting hydrology. It is always very interesting when you “hike up” to a lake. On this particular trip, we were picking up one of our friends at a nearby train station as he…

  • Trip Report – Jan 2009 – Winter Camping Training + Bye Audax

    Trip Report – Jan 2009 – Winter Camping Training + Bye Audax

    This trip was a combination of two things. Some of my friends were scout leaders of a older teenage group which had their last camp planned (Audax). I needed a bit of training before venturing out in the Adirondacks for my first real winter camping. Since this was a scout group, the destination was the…

  • Trip Report – Feb 2009 – Adirondacks – Colden, Marcy, Algonquin

    Trip Report – Feb 2009 – Adirondacks – Colden, Marcy, Algonquin

    This was my first real backcountry camping trip, it was memorable for many reasons and my more experienced friends really picked the “hard” difficulty level for my first trip. Being in the Adirondacks and in winter, this was hike in/hike out style, in a mountain range and in an area where there is a campfire…

  • Trip Report – July 2009 – Mattawa river canoe camping

    Trip Report – July 2009 – Mattawa river canoe camping

    After having finished my first canoe camping trip and discussing it with another friend, the Mattawa River came up. This is a historical Voyageur route between North Bay and Mattawa with only a few rapids and easily accessible. Every year, there is race on this river but we weren’t there to race! This was a…