Category Archives: Uncategorized

Race report: O-Cup at the University of Toronto Erindale Campus (orienteering race)

When I set out for the Erindale Campus of the University of Toronto for an O-Cup race, I had no idea that I may head for home potentially needing a haircut! This race, hosted by the Toronto Orienteering Club, was … Continue reading

Posted in Orienteering, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Race Report: Don’t Get Lost Eliminator Adventure Run

Minutes before the Don’t Get Lost Eliminator Adventure Run was to begin, I received a dire warning from another racer: the trails are very tricky to navigate, and “I’ve been in tears before!” Yikes! I wasn’t surprised about the trails though … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

New! Kyra on the Go Facebook page + WIN family pass to the Outdoor Adventure Show

Just a quick note to say that I’ve set up a Facebook page called Kyra on the Go: Adventures of a Paddling Triathlete. I hope that you’ll join me there! You can also follow me on Twitter: @kyrapaterson. Would you like … Continue reading

Posted in Misc, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Trip report: 1st ever mother-daughter canoe trip, Ralph Bice Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park

At some point this summer, my 12 year old daughter suggested that the two of us could go on a canoe trip together. In fact, it must have been during our Massassauga Provincial Park girls only adventure in August, because … Continue reading

Posted in Backcountry camping, Canoe trip reports, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Modifications to my sled for winter backcountry camping

It might have been 35+ degrees Celsius this week with the humidity making it feel much hotter, but I was thinking of winter camping and modifying my sled! Last winter I bought a Pelican sled and modified it for my … Continue reading

Posted in Backcountry camping, Gear review, Skills, Uncategorized, winter, Winter camping | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Packing list: 8-day, 90k hike along the entire length of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, Killarney Provincial Park

Here is a complete list of what my friend Cheryl and I packed for an 8-day, 90k hike along the full length of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail at Killarney Provincial Park, and notes on things we did not use. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

And so it begins…

I started writing race reports after my first triathlon in 2010, primarily as a way for me to remember all the details, but also to share my experiences with friends and family. Later I started writing trip reports too. A … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment