Winter is settling in; and with the shortening days it can be easy to fall into a slump. If you’re like me, and houses kill your soul a little bit, but you’re stuck because it’s freezing cold outside (and sometimes inside, too)… Here is a wee multiple-part series describing how I do wintering outside. This first part covers pre-trail preparation, clothing and footwear.
I just finished walking nine hundred miles through Quebec, from near the end of the Long Trail in Vermont, up to Forillon National Park.
Hey, dear readers! Happy autumn; glorious colored trees!
Hmmk. From Lac-Beaulieu, we continue…
As promised. Copious food and daily notes, from St. Vianney to Lac-Cascapedia :).
Total distance covered: 94 mi (~157 km)
I am pleased.
Finally getting back on the IAT again, a couple weeks ago, was a mixed bag.
You exist. Look at these cows.
Ok. No good internet. No cows.
Happy Independence Day, fellow country humans. Happy recent Canada Day, Canadians. Happy…
I was peacefully hiking along, enjoying this breeze and swatting madly at blackflies, horseflies, and the errant mosquito, when suddenly I was overcome by the awful gut sinking feeling that I always get when something horrible is about to happen because of something I’ve done… am currently doing…