Honouring our Explorers

A summary of all of our past Explorer’s Club Expeditions and members. Explorer’s Club 2017 Expedition Name: Temagami Explorations; Dates: Feb 18 – 25, 2017 (7 days); Distance: ~ 70km Highlights: Surviving a mid-morning thunderstorm and diverting the route to head up and over … Continue reading

EC 2015: Pontax River

Surpassing even the mighty Missinaibi, the Pontax River became our longest, most northern expedition to date.  After an unsuccessful personal attempt in 2013 (see video on Youtube), Kielyn and Dave recruited some able-bodied explorers to attempt the river (with success!) … Continue reading

EC 2014: Wolf Lake Eco-Explorer

As a change from our typical hard-travel Explorer’s Club Expeditions, our 2014 outing to the Wolf Lake area offered an opportunity to slow down and enjoy the magic of winter!   Winter ecologist Dr. Gerard Courtin accompanied us as our … Continue reading

Winter Moccasin Making Instuctions

Lampwick Bindings: Tieing and Using

Interesting Findings About Trail Toboggans!

S2E1 – Exploring the Pontax River

An exciting adventure on the Pontax River in Northern Quebec in January, 2013. Deep snow, open water, and hairy portages made for a difficult trip! Modified plans saved the day and helped us have a wonderful time in a new … Continue reading

EC 2013: Missinaibi Headwaters

Our 2013 incarnation of the Explorer’s Club was our longest, most remote, and most northern guided expedition to date!  10 days, rail-to-rail, exploring the headwaters of the mighty and historic Missinaibi River.  This trip was made particularly special by the … Continue reading

S1E4: Killarney Krossing (8-days)

This trip was our first Explorer’s Club expedition with many adventurous decisions made by the group including portaging all 7 toboggans into Nellie lake with over 80 metres of elevation gain! The scenery was beautiful and the route was tough! We had … Continue reading

S1 E5 – Ishpatina Ridge (8 days)

What an amazing variety of weather we saw on this wonderful March trip this year. We had 5-days that were 27 *C and lower with lots and lots of snow. It was an 8-day trip that felt way too short! … Continue reading