Where getting lost is part of the adventure… and finding your way home a pleasant surprise.

It Was Epic

It Was Epic

This article was first published as Das Boot in Nr. 40, the October 2018 issue of International Sidecar Traveller   It took us almost a week to get packed, after work and in our spare moments. It took longer than that to convince my brother, Andy, and my good...
Three Bros in a Tipi

Three Bros in a Tipi

  I just got home from a camping trip with my brothers. Don’t tell them, but I love those guys. David and Andy are both younger than me. We used to fight all the time but somehow, we grew out of it. The three of us get along well now. In fact, I don’t know...
Lost Creek Longhouse Chapter 6: Striking Camp

Lost Creek Longhouse Chapter 6: Striking Camp

(Click here for Chapter 5)   With only two days left in camp, the weather started to clear. As the sun crested the tree line Sunday morning, the meadow began to steam and the canvas started to dry.                  ...
Lost Creek Longhouse Chapter 4: Camp to Eat, Eat to Camp

Lost Creek Longhouse Chapter 4: Camp to Eat, Eat to Camp

(Click Here for Chapter 3)   Tuesday morning we decided to go into Trout Lake for breakfast. There was no cellphone service in camp and Robert was anxious to call his wife. We were expecting several new people to show up and I wanted to text them with a road...
Lost Creek Longhouse  Chapter 1: Getting There

Lost Creek Longhouse Chapter 1: Getting There

            Ultra-light camping is all well and good, but I had a somewhat different approach in mind for the expedition to Lost Creek. I wanted to build a longhouse. I wasn’t exactly sure how to put one together; I did know it would take all the canvas I had and a...