Helinox Chair One Review

Helinox Chair One Review

In the summer of 2014 I did it. I actually bought a chair to take backpacking. After many years of planting myself on logs, rocks, stumps, and a variety of other surfaces, I decided it was time to step up to something a bit more comfortable. I hate to admit it, but as...
Meals and meal planning

Meals and meal planning

Something we get asked about quite often is how we plan for and prepare meals for multi-day trips, whether it’s for backpacking or canoeing. Without a doubt, this is one of the most important and time consuming aspects of backcountry trips, in my opinion. You...
Murtle Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Murtle Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

We decided to start our vacation in September 2014 with five days of canoeing around Murtle Lake in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Murtle Lake has the distinction of being the largest canoe and kayak only lake in North America and for this reason, it is a major...
Clearwater Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Clearwater Lake – Wells Gray Provincial Park

For a few years, we had talked about getting a canoe and finally in the spring of 2013, we pulled the trigger and made our purchase. We had pretty well settled on the Clipper brand as we know many people who have them and a lot of good things are said about the brand....
Adam’s Lake

Adam’s Lake

On the Canada Day long weekend of 2014, we decided to do a quick overnight trip on Adam’s Lake with the canoe. Having read some other trips reports about conditions and where to set in, we figured we would hit one of the forestry service sites on the west side...