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To Grey Owl’s or Bust!

Two friends embark on an unforgettable trek to reach the cabin of the famous (and infamous!) Grey Owl. Tyler Dixon of Calgary shares some of the great shots from his canoe trip with his friend Mike. You can also read their story in the June/July issue of Our Canada magazine.

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Grey Owl's Cabin

Grey Owl’s Cabin

Tyler Dixon of Calgary and his friend Mike go on an epic canoe journey to get to Grey Owl’s Cabin in Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan. This is a photo of the cabin and of Ajawaan Lake.

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Trip Mantra

Trip Mantra

To Grey Owl’s or Bust became the mantra for Tyler and Mike’s trip through Prince Albert National Park in their rented canoe.

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Trail Boardwalk

Trail Boardwalk

Trail Boardwalk in Prince Albert National Park.

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Rail Portage

Rail Portage

There is one railcar portage along a stream that connects Kingsmere Lake and Waskesiu Lake that allows you to bypass a set of rapids.

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Pine Marten

Pine Marten

A cute pine marten makes an appearance while Tyler and Mike travel through Prince Albert National Park.

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Trail Marker

Trail Marker

En route to Grey Owl’s cabin.

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Kingsmere Lake

Kingsmere Lake

A calm moment and beautiful sunset over temperamental Kingsmere Lake.

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Anahareo's Cabin

Anahareo’s Cabin

This photo is of Anahareo’s cabin near Grey Owl’s cabin in Prince Albert National Park. Grey Owl met Anahareo in 1925 and she played a key role in his transition from trapper to conservationist.

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Anahareo's Cabin

Anahareo’s Cabin

Tyler snapped this photo of the inside of Anahareo’s cabin.

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PANP

PANP

Prince Albert National Park is the tenth-largest national park in Canada and the largest protected wilderness area in Saskatchewan.

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Grey Owl's Stove

Grey Owl’s Stove

This is a shot of the old stove inside Grey Owl’s famous cabin in Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert National Park.

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Grey Owl's Cabin

Grey Owl’s Cabin

This is a shot of Grey Owl’s bed inside his famous cabin found at the northend of Kingsmere Lake in Prince Albert National Park.

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Grave Site

Grave Site

The grave site near Grey Owl’s cabin.

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Bull Elk

Bull Elk

Tyler captures a great shot of this bull elk in Prince Albert National Park.