Winter Walk to the Waskahegan Fire Tower
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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. Along the way I stopped at some key waypoints and took photos with my…

Hike to Oliver Lake to Find Two New Geocaches
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Hike to Oliver Lake to Find Two New Geocaches

It seemed as if I was floating along the Ministik trails today. Of course I wasn’t. Gravity was actually 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. It…