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The Thunderbox – Volume 1: Issue 3 – September 2022

All of Algonquin Trip Reports, Campsite Reviews & More All of Algonquin Trip Reports, Campsites & More The Thunderbox Volume 1: Issue 3 – September 2022 Welcome to The Thunderbox, my (hopefully) monthly roundup of everything Algonquin related that’s caught my eye. This newsletter includes a spotlight lake, recent trip and campsite reports, reviews of … Continue reading The Thunderbox – Volume 1: Issue 3 – September 2022

A sunset over Dickson Lake

Crow River Loop(ish): Proulx to Dickson and Everything in Between

Blue-green algae is no joke. Also known as cyanobacteria, blue-green algae is a micro-organism that lives in lakes, rivers and ponds, and it can be a serious health hazard if it gets out of control. The thing about water contaminated with blue-green algae is that you can’t really treat it. At least, not with conventional … Continue reading Crow River Loop(ish): Proulx to Dickson and Everything in Between

Booth Lake 2022

This past August was dominated by trips with family. It started with my son and an awesome overnight to Tepee Lake in early August. It continued mid-month with my annual in-law gathering on Opeongo’s north shore. And it ended in late August with a two night, three day, four hammock trip to Booth Lake with … Continue reading Booth Lake 2022

Opeongo Base Camp

In each of the past couple of summers my wife’s family has gotten together for a canoe trip. Two years ago we all headed up to Burnt Island and last year we took over Tom Thomson. You’ll notice that both of these are decent sized lakes that are relatively near access points. There’s a reason … Continue reading Opeongo Base Camp

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About Me

Hi, I’m Drew. At the start of 2016 I set a goal to paddle 100 of Algonquin Park’s lakes before the end of the summer. 97 Days and 101 lakes later, I realized that those first 100 lakes were just the beginning. There are hundreds of lakes in Algonquin Park and I’ve got some paddling to do. On to the next 100.

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