Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

It’s a section of the Bruce Trail we’ve never walked before, so we decided to hike the 7+km loops using the Main Trail, the Keyhole Side Trail and the Hamilton Brothers’ Side Trail. Spectacular! Starting from the north car park, there were a few interesting bits with some Christmas ferns and some very large cedars, … More Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

It couldn’t have been a more splendid day for a hike on the Bruce Trail. Here it is early November and we are enjoying temperatures in teens and sunny days. The day started off misty and foggy and we drove north to our destination: the Kolapore Uplands of Grey County. At 70kmin size, this beautiful … More Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

In the Land of the Giants: Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest

After visiting Backus Woods before breakfast, this morning, we were greatly anticipating getting back out in the field to visit Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest. Pulling to the side of the concession road, we were initially daunted by the entranceway, overgrown as it was with the trail barely visible. The yellow jewelweed (Impatiens pallida) was waist to … More In the Land of the Giants: Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest