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Greenwood Conservation Area

Exploring the Trans Canada Trail through Greenwood Conservation Area today. There’s actually two pieces to Greenwood – one is the southern area that most people are familiar with; it has a dog park. The northern piece is even left off their own map, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. The south parking lot […]

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Throwback: July 2016 Hikes at ORTA, YRF Bendor & Graves, Heart Lake CA, Kortright Centre and Silent Valley

July is generally the high season for hiking, and I didn’t waste any of my weekends in 2016. A lot of exploring, and a lot of non-planning went in to this month. Looking back, I can definitely do these trips much more efficiently with my current resources. And I will be visiting again, as these […]

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Bruce Trail: Jacquith Property and Terra Cotta Forest

After the insanity that is climbing mountains, I am very happy to be back in the flat land of Ontario along the Bruce Trail. I had plans to get out for the long weekend, but “jet lag” (read: laziness) got the better of me and I stayed in. And slept. And it was marvelous. But […]