Canoe Trip at Algonquin Park

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The 2nd annual all boys canoe trip! The Crew! A plot of the loop we took over the 3 days. We started the day at Lake Opeongo. Pushed off around 1pm on Friday. Enthusiastic Ryan even under a heavy rainstorm. We were able to see 2 moose(es?) in the marsh area. Getting ready for our first portage at 2.2km to …

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Ludwik’s Bachelor Canoe Trip

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Frontenac Provincial Park. 8 Guys, 4 Canoes, 3 Days, 10 lbs of steak. This was the route that we had planned, a good mix of paddling/portage and time to relax. Coming from Montreal, New York City, Kitchener, Ottawa, Mississauga, Toronto, Oshawa. It was amazing that we all arrived within 15mins of each other! Loaded up our packs and off we …

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Snowplate 2016 – Forest Whales

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Returning from our annual tradition of Snowplate, a 2-day outdoor Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Sudbury, ON. Our team consisted of 8 guys and 7 girls, playing a total of 6 games over the 2 days. Quick recap of our past years: In 2011, the Swashbuckling Golasz Chefs. In 2012, the Flick of Seagulls. In 2013, Carmen & I were snowshoeing …

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The Inauqural Family Biking Day!

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The inaugural bike ride with Amber along the Toronto harborfront. I have been so excited to try out the kid bike trailer but every time was told Amber is still too young to sit inside. A couple weeks ago, weather was sunny and a brisk 2 DegC. I couldn’t wait any longer or Winter would be here. It took a …

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Tobermory Cottage Weekend!

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We arrived at the cottage near dusk. It was a really calm day and we sat on the dock to watch the sun go down. Making the most of the weekend we woke up nice and early the next morning to catch the sunrise. Foggy and really peaceful. A huron flew by all of sudden! The bay was so calm …

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Hawaii – Mauna Kea Summit & Hilo

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From the fertile Waipio Valley we drove through Saddle Road and embarked on the climb to the top of Mauna Kea. At 9,200 foot (2,800 meter) the visitor information station. A big orange sign says “4×4 Vehicle Recommended, proceed at your own risk”. We tried to hitchhike up with those with a 4×4 and one person told us the road …

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