I hope to make it for the 1st weekend.
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I hope to make it for the 1st weekend.
Wow. Untried edibles, pies, and scotch.
The hang sounds better and better.
Ah, Algonquin in the fall. I can't say I've ever had a bad trip there. The days you were there would have had fantastic weather; unfortunately colours didn't peak until Oct. 4th or so (I was lucky...
Looks like a good time, good weather, and a great variety of gear to check out.
One of these years I need to take a month or two off in the fall and go on a tour.
In hot weather, a UQP as an UQ is a very lightweight option.
I use mine often enough that it stays attached to my hammock when packed.
That should work for me. Fri-Sun.
I'd guess that January might be more winter-like. With Thanksgiving highs of 20C, it sure isn't looking like winter yet.
Don't worry, there will be one.
Wow. A two-fer trip report.
It was a great hang as usual, well fed and meeting a couple new to me people. Weather was spectacular as was the company. I was quite annoyed when I was most of the...
I haven't. We're at 8 confirmed so I wasn't planning on it. Would make sense though if we do get a second permit it's in your name since you'll be there hours before me.
If you do get one you can...
Yeah. I was at the hang on the island a couple years ago. Two sites and nice and spread out.
I took a quick look at the Ontario parks reservation site and 8 of the 16 sites on Pen are booked for...
I'll bring some fresh crusty bread in Friday for the chowder. Still not 100% sure of my arrival time but it should be in daylight hours. If needed I could take a bow paddler. I'm sure I could...
At this time I'm 90% sure that I'll be at Rock around 2:00 PM Friday. I'm renting anyways so I can paddle with someone
There is a chance I will have to be in Toronto until 2:00 so that...
I'm looking to head up Friday, time TBD.
I'm supervising kids at an overnight camp near Bracebridge until Friday lunch. If I'm driving to the camp, I'll be at Rock around 2:00. I might have to...
Just tell them you have an idea where to put your canoe.
I'm fully confirmed now. My school trip is the week after so no conflict.
Yay - two consecutive weekends in the park.
(I'm looking forward to seeing Bubba's canoe too. If I can only get my...
Never been on ragged but I'm fine with either.
1csleptonkayak, average highs tend to be around 70F and lows in the 40s but I've seen it in the 80's and I've woken up with frost or snow on the...
Off the top of my head, I can't recall many sites in Massassuaga that would work for a larger group. I know quiet has been there a bunch so he might have an idea of appropriate sites...
After dealing with a week in the buggy north woods, I got home and realized I forgot to take the garbage out before leaving. This morning I made my breakfast in my buggy kitchen. On...
Just returned from a 6 day solo in the North end of Algonquin park. First time going in through the Kiosk access point and on brand new lakes (for me obviously - the lakes have been there for a...
Wow. Nice pics. I'm heading up tomorrow but any pics I take will pale in comparison.
Three North American animals worry me; polar bears, gators, and big cats. Cougars are probably the least dangerous of the 3 and thankfully little chance of any of them where I camp (theoretically...
I'm a side sleeper and tend towards the anxious so I set up my hammock at home and started napping in it before using it in the woods the first time. Add in a strenuous trip and all was good first...
No rush on the planning thread. It's not like we're still patiently waiting on a trip report from the spring or anything.
Since the original idea isn't flying, I've booked a trip out of Kiosk (Algonquin) for Aug 6-11.
Mink, Big Thunder, Maple, Three Mile, Manitou
Let me know if anyone interested in joining in.
I'd likely be up for a trip then.
That was quiet's 'mansion'. I think at least some of it was after market. Can't remember the details though.
Canuck humour aside, there have been several hot and humid nights where I just used an UQP without issue.
First rule of chicamoula - don't post about chicamoula.
p.s. thanks for buying that XLC hammock Greg. Saved me $250.
Good to see a pic of windtech. Shows up late Saturday with a bum ankle,...
No scotch except what we brought. Should be a boatload of pics. Distortedaxis had his camera around his neck the whole time.
Probably easier for you just to book your own. Just checked the Ontario parks site and there are still a dozen unbooked sites on McIntosh.
If the site was changed to your name and extended one...
I've got a second permit reserved starting Saturday.
And my buddy has confirmed. Now I just need to convince him to use a hammock.
Ice pics look much better than last week. I might be bringing a buddy on the trip. Will let you know if he gets permission.
I can't make it until Saturday so have made a second permit reservation. Any other Saturday people are welcome to meet up.
Now just hoping the ice will be gone.
Victoria day is the 18th.
I'd be in for either that weekend or the next as long as I'm not taking students backpacking then. I wonder how well the wilds of algonquin help scotch age.
Hope for some warm weather soon. I could see parts of the trail being quite treacherous if there's still snow and ice on the ground.
Is the 4 days because that's what you have time for or are you...
Looks like you guys had fun.
(and nice beard on Iguana)
Unless someone wants to make an extra trip pulling me in a pulk I'm going to have to back out. Tried my snowshoes in a nearby park last weekend and it took less than 5 minutes to realize my knee is...
I had x-rays and ultrasound last week so should hear what my doc says soon. It's the price I pay for trying to play basketball with kids half my age.
Joe's great at convincing people to get new gear. I still wonder if he has a side job as a sales rep for some outdoor companies ;)
Disappointed I had to miss the trip. Most of my gear is still...
I'm keeping an eye on this for Saturday if the site is findable. No chance of making Friday.
And depending on how messed up my doctor says my knee is.
Sorry guys. I've come down with a bug (the joy of working with children) so will have to skip this one. See everyone sometime soon.
I'm going to be delayed until Saturday. See everyone then.
Don't know how much snow will be on the ground but it looks like were actually in for some winter temperatures.
Saturday high of -9, low of -14.
I'm aiming for Friday around 5:00.
Yes but you have company.
The fun with Christmas was always using the new toys and this hang gives us that chance (as well as the other presents I've bought myself over the last couple months).
Ahh, EGL trips, a chance to gain some weight after the holidays. Sounds fun.
I was talking to one of my students who is a wilderness guide and he said he always loses weight on trips. I told...
Depending on when I'd be up for a drive. I've got all sorts of winter gear begging to be used.
Ive done part of pukaskwa and its scenic and pretty quiet. Most of the sites are along the shore of lake Superior in sheltered bays or behind islands. Would be a pretty neat park to kayak. Only...