Monthly Archive: September, 2015

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park and Mount McKay

Kakabeka Falls are massive. Dropping 130 feet, The Kaminiquistia River barrels over the Precambrian chert caprock and down the gorge at an average rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second here, eroding the… Continue reading

Loving Autumn in the Utah Mountains: A Preview

Since I arrived back in Utah three weeks ago I’ve been inspired by the coming of – and now the arrival of – autumn in the mountains. On my walks in the morning… Continue reading

Top of the Giant Trail, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

The hike to the Top of the Sleeping Giant was the hike we were most looking forward to on our way around Lake Superior. As it turned out, not only was it our… Continue reading

Nipigon River Trail and Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park

The Nipigon River Trail is a 17km out and back that follows the river from the town of Nipigon until it flows into Lake Superior at the town of Red Rock. We began… Continue reading

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario

Walking from the campground on our way to the beginning of the waterfall trail we decided to hike the 1.5km Superior Trail that claimed views of Lake Superior. The trail was fairly direct… Continue reading

Casque Isles Trail, Aguasabon Falls, and Schreiber Beach

Leaving Neys we continued west, making brief stops along the way to check out rivers, bridges, and a large gorge with a phenomenal waterfall – Aguasabon Falls. We stopped at Schreiber to hike… Continue reading

Neys Provincial Park, Part 2: Under the Volcano Trail

The trailhead for the Under the Volcano Trail begins at the end of the Point Trail, which brings you to the other side of the largest headland at Neys. I was intrigued by… Continue reading

Neys Provincial Park, Part 1: Dune Trail, a Beach Exploration, and More

We stayed at Neys Provincial Park after we left Pukaskwa National Park waiting for visibility to improve before continuing to our next planned hike. We had quickly figured out traveling around the Lake… Continue reading

Pukaskwa National Park, Part 3: Coastal Trail to White River Suspension Bridge

The White River Suspension Bridge is an incredible 30 meter long bridge that spans the 23 meter deep gorge through which the White River pours an astounding amount of water. The whole thing… Continue reading

Pukaskwa National Park, Part 2: Beach Trail and Manito Mikana Trail

After completing the short and inspiring trail around Halfway Lake we crossed an unused camping loop to access the Beach Trail along Lake Superior. Aptly named, the trail traces two driftwood-littered coves and… Continue reading