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Aside postTattler Lake Algonquin Park – Ice Out Trip 2017

Tattler Lake Algonquin Park

After a long winter, our first canoe trip of the season finally came to light! A great weekend in Algonquin Park.  As always, there were some ups and some downs on this trip, so we decided to tell the story in the form of a letter to Algonquin Provincial Park. Enjoy!

PSA: The water is damn cold – Wear Your PFD!  Trips aren’t awesome when you die. Just sayin’.

Dear Algonquin Provincial Park,

I am writing this strongly worded letter to you, in order to inform you of my most recent visit to the park  and the experience that I had from April 28th – April 30th 2017. There was some unpleasantness… But please allow me to set the stage for you with a little bit of the backstory here before I get into my list of things I’d like you to fix.

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Aside postPaddling The Famous Inflatable Island in Algonquin Park

Paddling an inflatable island in Algonquin Park

Did you really go paddling an inflatable party island in Algonquin Park? I get asked about this a lot lately. The answer is – You bet your ass we did. We are just getting the story to you now…

 
This past summer turned out to be a tough year for the ManCamping canoe. It suffered a catastrophic blow when a friend fell on it after a few drinks by the bonfire at the ManCamping compound. We weren’t even camping when it happened! It was pretty funny to see him go ass over tea kettle doing it, but the canoe suffered the consequences. To make a long story short, it was in for repair for two and a half months!!  

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