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Hike and Paddle in to Paradise!

Tiny house hosted by Robin
4 guests2 bedrooms4 beds0 baths
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A beautiful hike and paddle through a private trail and two isolated lakes brings you to our cozy off-grid A-frame cabin on a remote lake, surrounded by moose pasture and the soaring granite cliffs of the Canadian Shield. Reachable only by canoe, which we supply - no portaging is required. A back-country adventure to a cozy cabin!

The space
Our cabin is located on a remote lake deep in the Mississagi Provincial Park in Northern Ontario, a very rural and rugged area of the province. The cabin is completely isolated and off-grid, and is accessible only by hiking over moderate terrain and canoeing two lakes. The trek is about 7km, roughly half of which is hiking and half is paddling. It normally takes about two hours – not including time along the way for rest stops, exploring and picnics!

No portaging is required, as two canoes are cached on each lake.

The cabin itself is a cozy and comfortable hand-built A-frame cottage with a sandy beach and wood-fired sauna. It is the only cabin on the lake and the isolated wilderness setting means there is no electricity or running water.

Water jugs filled in the lake for drinking, candles for light, a four burner gas stovetop for cooking and woodstove for warmth make this the perfect escape for those looking for back-to-basic rustic comfort - with a touch of elegance!

IMPORTANT: Guests should have a solid background in hiking, canoeing, and not be afraid to spend time alone in the outdoors. If this is your first time camping in the backcountry, this may not be the adventure for you!

COVID 19 NOTE: Because of the remote location of the cabin, we aren't able to get in to clean ourselves between guests, so guests will be responsible for ensuring everything is disinfected before they leave. We will be providing extra eco-friendly cleaning supplies to facilitate this. We will be ensuring there is at least one night of vacancy between all reservations to ensure distance is maintained and the air is cleared between guests. Guests will be required to provide their own bedding, towels and dish cloths.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
3 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

Amenities

Lake access
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
Children’s books and toys
Smoking allowed
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Thessalon, Ontario, Canada

This part of Northern Ontario is remote, rugged, peaceful and serene. Frobel Lake is an isolated lake miles from civilization and is located in a provincial park which was created specifically because of the old growth forests around Frobel Lake, which boasts large white pines up to 250 years old. Looncalls and moose sightings are frequent....we can't say enough about how beautiful this place is!

Hosted by Robin

Joined in July 2012
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Hi I'm Robin! I was raised in the wilds of Algoma and look forward to sharing my knowledge of this beautiful region with you. As of summer 2021 my husband, our two young kids and I have taken over Northern Skies Resort (formerly Kegos Camp) from my parents - I'm the fourth generation of our family to manage this property! We have been hosting people at the Northern Skies Backcountry Cabin since 2010 and love the opportunity to expose visitors to the peace and serenity of this amazing part of the province. In addition to running Northern Skies Resort, I am a Founder of a local arts non profit, and currently work as an Executive Director in the charitable sector. I am also a farmer, community artist and social entrepreneur and am passionate about the intersection of the arts, community development and social justice. I am an avid traveler and have lived in Toronto, Scotland and England. I love to canoe, camp, read, travel, cook good food, think interesting thoughts and learn from interesting people.
Hi I'm Robin! I was raised in the wilds of Algoma and look forward to sharing my knowledge of this beautiful region with you. As of summer 2021 my husband, our two young kids and I…
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House rules
Check-in: After 12:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with keypad
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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