Tag Archives: Gear

Provisioning for a Day Trip by Canoe

Are you planning a day trip by canoe this year and aren’t sure of what to pack? I’ve done hundreds of day trips by canoe and some by kayak over the years and here are the items that I find … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Cut a Camping Trip Short because of Rain?

This spring we have had a lot of rain and cooler temperatures in Ontario and I’m sure many of you have already been drenched on some of your camping trips. I have been drenched many times on camping trips over … Continue reading

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Setting Up Camp: Tarp

If you do not have a screen house, you should hang a tarp over your dining area. If you plan to “wing it” without one, you are asking for trouble, especially with the constant rainfall we have been receiving in … Continue reading

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Setting Up Camp: Screen House

I consider a screen house to be mandatory for car camping trips in Ontario, in order to have a properly sheltered dining area. The climate here is not arid enough to guarantee rain free camping trips, so a little overhead … Continue reading

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Setting Up Camp: Tent

The camping season is just getting underway now and many of you will be going camping for the first time this year. For those of you who are new to camping, you may want to consider some of these points … Continue reading

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Going Camping? Consider These Suggestions…

I’m sure that any seasoned camper will tell you that planning, preparing and packing for a camping trip is probably the most time consuming, difficult and hated task on any camping trip. In fact I prefer setting up or taking … Continue reading

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Camping Gear: Meals – Planning and Packing Tips

Here are some points to consider when planning and packing meals for your camping trips:  Pack the Correct Quantity: Plan meals in advance to avoid over- or under-packing. Determine how many breakfasts, lunches, and dinners need to be provisioned for … Continue reading

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