Join Jay & Liz for a trip into the McCormick Wilderness, scouting locations for a possible future Fortune Bay Expedition Team group excursion.
We had a spectacularly warm and sunny autumn day for practicing our land navigation skills in the Lowell Regional Greenspace, as the yellow maples glowed all around us.
Northern Ontario has hundreds of waterfalls, many of which are little-known and seldom-visited because access to them is challenging. This expedition explored some of these remote hidden gems via overland travel on primitive roads, and hiking through untamed woods.
For this excursion we spent four days exploring four different areas near Gaylord MI, and challenged ourselves to practice our outdoor skills and learn something new. It was a chance to get our bodies and gear warmed up and field tested for upcoming 2022 adventures.
For this excursion we explored the area around the Two Hearted River in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula. Some of us floated the river in kayaks while others explored overland on primitive roads and trails.
In this outdoor cook-off we challenged ourselves to cook something amazing using only a wood fire as the heat source. No fossil fuels, no alcohol stoves, no electric appliances.
We rode the mighty Zodiac Thor across a narrow strip of Lake Superior to Grand Island, one of the newest assets in the National Forest Service inventory. It was added in the early 1990s and was formerly a private game preserve and privately owned. Once settled in at camp, we set out to explore the many miles of roads, trails and beaches.
I was still a little bleary eyed as I crawled out of the back of my Jeep. Our camp, on the shore of Longue Pointe,… Read More »Cape Jones Expedition Part 6 – Cape Jones