R&R at Dwight and Lucy’s Yurt in the Lone Wolf Forest

Dwight and Lucy's yurt and kitchen

Dwight and Lucy’s yurt in the Lone Wolf Forest

I discovered this Dwight and Lucy’s yurt by accident last year as I was Google-stalking a friend’s cottage; at a certain zoom level the label popped up for “Dwight and Lucy’s Yurt”, and after a little more searching I found the Lone Wolf Forest website and had committed in my head to checking it out. A few cozy days alone with my girlfriend, deep in the forest, keeping warm by fire, enjoying nature… what could be more enticing? It took exactly zero convincing to get Erica on board, and a couple weekends ago we hit it up! Continue reading

Overnighter at Lusk Cabin in Gatineau Park

The view from the veranda at Lusk Cabin in Gatineau Park

The view from the veranda at Lusk Cabin in Gatineau Park

My rather enigmatically-named friend Ode invited me to join her and some friends for an overnight trip to the Lusk Cabin in Gatineau Park last Wednesday, and my girlfriend Erica and I quickly accepted! The weather has been perfect with plenty of small snowfalls and, after my December “ski-in” trip to the Ohimisi yurt became more of a “trudge-in” trip, I’ve been eager for that perfect cross country ski trip the Gatineau hills so often provides.

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