It’s so important to embrace winter. Enjoying the season is such a fundamental part of being Canadian; not to mention a great way to keep the mind, body and soul in good shape.
Author: Kevin Callan
Most noted philosophers used walking to get their thoughts going. Wilderness visionaries like Henry David Thoreau walked a great distance to experience the wilderness landscape (Thoreau walked 100 days in 1866, from Montreal to Quebec City). But you don’t need a major pilgrimage to become familiar with nature.
Looking for slightly more challenging paddle routes in Southwestern Ontario? The region is chalked full of amazing paddling destinations, from day use to a quick overnight. Here are some of my favourite intermediate routes.
Canoe and kayak sales are going bonkers right now. There are more people out paddling than ever before. Some are heading to the far north to soak in the solace of some far-off wilderness waterway. But a lot more are just looking for tranquility on a piece of nearby semi-wild water, and maybe even practice up their skills a little bit.