Summer 2016 Bucket List

It’s finally spring (maybe? Today we experienced flurries, hail, and rain!) so the plans for this summer are happening!

It may be only Monday, but we're already dreaming of the weekend #adventures to come!

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Technically, BF and I have gone camping in the wilderness: No running water, no electricity, no cook stove, no bathrooms. But we haven’t spent more than 12 hours in the woods without going into town for a proper meal or washroom, or to charge our phones. That fact bothers me every time we head up to the same family-owned camping property. Don’t get me wrong, I love it there! Fresh air, cool breeze, and very private land, but…It’s been on my heart to go camping more frequently and to try new places, I just haven’t started looking for anywhere to go.

Until now.

A good friend of mine said they had booked a backcountry camp site this summer, and suggested we join in… so we did!

I plan to share photos (of course!) and the experience of the trip on this blog of mine, originally started as my 52 Hike Challenge tracker.

So, on the list for this summer:

-taking BF’s nephew for his first camping trip
-Flowerpot Island backcountry camping
-Gananoque and Thousand Islands
-Kayaking, kayaking, kayaking!
-Canoe trip into Algonquin Park to a backcountry camp site
-Presqu’ile Provincial Park afterΒ the Trenton Air Show

And more adventures I haven’t even thought of yet… I’m so excited for this summer!

Hike #12 Apsley, Ontario

Hike #12
November 29, 2015
Apsley, Ontario

Today’s hike wasn’t so much of a pure hike, but we were outdoors for a couple hours collecting a few geocaches! It was another nice wintery/fall afternoon with sunshine for parts of it.

Our original plans of hiking at Silent Lake were crushed… the park is closed during the winter but I didn’t look it up before we got there, so geocaching was the back-up idea!