Archive for March, 2012

Algonquin Park. Time To Start Preparing For Backpacking in 2012!

Posted in Camping with tags , , , , , on 15/03/2012 by patrickivan

It’s a new year and with spring upon us and warm weather thawing us out, it’s time to get all the backpacking equipment ready.

My friends and I have already begun to plan our first trip of the year into Algonquin. Possibly heading in through the Rain Lake entrance again.

I’ve already ordered some new stuff from MEC. My new yellow backpack rain cover just arrived. My new cook set is on the way. And my Gerber field knife sharpener is on backorder.

I still need to order some more paracord- only one of the most verstitle items in my kit!

I need some new hikers. Some odds and ends,but that’s it really.

The first step towards my preparations entails repairing and waterproofing my tent. I got a couple of small holes in it and the tarp leaked a little. But nothing some sealant wont fix, giving it one more season of life.

So the preparations are underway. Planning will be posted. Pictured will come soon.

Happy 2012 Camping!!!