Ontario

GPS Waypoints for the Rideau Canal Lockstations

GPS Waypoints for the Rideau Canal Lockstations and a note to mention the litle known National Canoe Route! According to Sam Vekemans the creator of Across Canada Trails we do have a National Canoe Route and the canoe trip as follows is part of it. In trying to...

Inside a Black Bear Den with Rick Mercer

Rick Mercer gets to do some amazing things, not only was this video funny as Rick always is, but I found it very educational. It is amazing at how small a black bear den seems to be! When out ssnowshoeing I've often wondered what a den would look like if I found one...

Trans Canada Trail – Ontario – GPS Track

Trans Canada Trail - Ontario - GPS Track. The Trans Canada Trail can be downloaded to your GPS via the link located at the bottom right of the map.

Made In Canada

TracksAndTrails.ca Fire Strikers and Fatwood tinder are Made In Canada

How To Light A Fire Without Matches

Step 1.

Fluff the fatwood by scraping the stick with the edge of your striker. If a hunting knife is available, use the BACK of the blade to fluff.

Step 2.

Practice getting a spark to land on the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your ferro rod and the edge of your striker.

Step 3.

Direct the sparks to the top of the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your QUICK-FIRE and the edge of the Striker. (Or use the back of a blade)