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Winter Walk to the Waskahegan Fire Tower

It was a beautiful, clear day on Sunday, January 5th, when I decided to take a winter walk in the Ministik Bird Sanctuary starting at the U of A access road gate with the final goal being the Waskahegan Fire Tower.…

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Hike to Oliver Lake to Find Two New Geocaches

The fork in the road

It seemed as if I was floating along the Ministik trails today.

Of course I wasn’t. Gravity was in full force.

But during a couple of snowy hikes this winter, even when walking on snowmobile tracks, it was hard going, having to push, sink and sometimes slide in the snow with every step.…

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Ministik South Recon Hike

Winter seemed to sneak in and pounce a little early this year. A couple of significant dumps of snow during the past few weeks seemed to bring us that mid-winter, snow and cold everywhere feeling in what seemed like a blink of an eye.…

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South Ministik Exploration Hike

I wanted to explore the what I’m calling the South Ministik area since it was so beautiful last weekend when I went in to find the “Joe Lake” cache. I tramped around the area quite a bit, exploring trails, always feeling a little lost and a little bit on edge because of it.…

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