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Spring is coming at last!

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We’ve had 2 solid days in a row of above 0°C temperatures and sunshine, lots of sunshine. I believe that spring has finally sprung, at long last! As you can see in the photo above Algonquin Park is still locked in winter’s embrace, but that will change soon.
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Now Offering Guided Canoe Trips!

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I now offer guided canoe trips for adults into Algonquin Park’s Backcountry! Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned paddler who’s never been to Algonquin Park and wants a taste of what “The Park” has to offer, I am available for you and your group. To maximize your solitude, only a maximum of six guests will be accommodated per trip. Private tours are also available.
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Website renamed!


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Effective March 3rd, 2018 “Mark’s Algonquin Park Sampler” is no longer a sampler web site of sorts of Algonquin Park. Rather, I now spend more time in Algonquin Park, therefore justifying the change in name. The website along with a proper logo (That even looks like me!) will now assume its proper name associated with its originating URL: ”markinthepark.com”. Read More...
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Paddling Adventures Radio

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A good friend of mine, Sean Rowley of ragingriverstudios.com has started his own paddling radio show called “Paddling Adventures Radio”. The show is hosted courtesy of Reno Viola Outdoors Radio. Read More...
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Downloads page updated!

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As per request, the downloads page has been repaired… Read More...
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Web site news



The "News" page is now closed and will remain offline. Don't worry, these are improvements to the web site, nothing more.
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The passing of Steve Jobs



I'd like to take the opportunity to say "Good-bye" to Steve. Although his passing is not related in anyway to the topics of my web site, I find it of great importance to note the passing of Steve. Read More...
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Scribble, scribble...



Soon the lakes will be ice-covered, the forest buried in snow and trip-log writing season will be upon me. Already, I can feel the urge to write tugging at my heart. I look forward to a long winter of writing as I recount my past journeys into Algonquin Park.
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Web Site Updated!

Today I’ve launched an updated version of the web site.

The update includes many things; sixteen new trip-logs, new slideshow gallery section, new links page to all things Algonquin Park orientated and more. I think you’ll find the web site is a vast improvement over its predecessor. Individual trip-logs now contain daily weather dat as well as daily route maps in the sidebar.
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