Live the Adventure – Summer 2021 Challenge

My family and I undertook several adventures in Mont Tremblant National Park (Quebec), provincial parks (Ontario), and in local conservation areas in response to Explore magazine's Live the Adventure Club summer challenge of 2021. I was declared winner of the competition in the 'standard' category on October 08, 2021. In the shot below, the family … Continue reading Live the Adventure – Summer 2021 Challenge

Parc national du Mont Tremblant in Quebec – ‘A walk in the woods’ and ‘free solo’ for well over ‘127 hours’.

The difficult, almost vertical hike to the observation deck on the mountaintop was taking its toll on my knees. My heart was beating so hard that I thought it would just burst out of my chest. Every step was demanding more oxygen. My son kept on urging me to move and at the same time … Continue reading Parc national du Mont Tremblant in Quebec – ‘A walk in the woods’ and ‘free solo’ for well over ‘127 hours’.

Summer of 2020 in pictures – venturing out to Quebec after watching ‘Outbreak’ and ‘Contagion’

Blazing the trail: My family was hiking from our RV campsite after entering the Park from at Saint-Jean-de-Piles entrance. We crossed a lonely beach of Lac Etienne. Because of the rainy weather and the COVID-19 situation, we were the only people on the beach. We continued on a lonely trail with bush and wildflowers all around. We … Continue reading Summer of 2020 in pictures – venturing out to Quebec after watching ‘Outbreak’ and ‘Contagion’