Get Unlost - With Just a Compass

It is a truism that all serious hikers bushwhack, for every one of us heads off-trail when nature calls!  Most of the time these forays are inconsequential.  But every so often, usually on level terra...

Wilderness Navigation - Direct Line vs. Handrailing

Part of the Ottawa Rambling Club's leader training program is provisioning members with the skills they need to competently navigate off-trail. While working with a couple doing just that as they prep...

Hiking in Frontenac Park

Frontenac Park is located on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield and at just under 2 hours drive from Ottawa is ideal for day trip hikes. Anyone wanting to spend longer exploring the park can fin...