Headlamp Shootout: BioLite HeadLamp 200 vs Black Diamond Cosmo 300 vs Energizer Pro 7 LED 350 Lumen Headlight vs Woods Flair High Output LED Headlamp

L to R: the BioLite HeadLamp 200, Black Diamond Cosmo 300, Woods Flair High Output LED Headlamp, and the Energizer Pro 7 LED 350 Lumen Headlight If you have been in the "Great Outdoors" (whether that is camping, the cabin or a cottage) then you probably know the importance of a good dedicated flashlight. Sure, …

Top 10 Rock Songs for Jumping in the Lake πŸ’¦

A set of photographs of people jumping in the lake

Jump in! As we dive into the Top 10 Best Rock Songs For Jumping in the Lake? Jumping into a lake on a hot summer's day can be as thrilling as...well... rock and roll, but what rock tunes get you jumping head first? Let's take a long walk off a short dock as cottagemixtape.com plunges …

Friend Confirms: “The Water is Good, Once You Get In!”

Man swims with thumbs up

All concerns were allayed in Kawartha's Cottage Country today, about the temperature of the lake water, when a friend confirmed that the water was "good, once you get in." The friend, who selflessly jumped in the water first to confirm this, proceeded to yell this revelation to his companions on the shore. One of the …

Ontario’s Overnight Camping Left In Limbo Amid Covid-19 Lockdown Extensions

Silhouettes stand dubiously against a lake during sunset

With Ontario's announcement last Wednesday, May 13, 2021 to extend the lockdown orders until June 2nd, many provincial campers have been left guessing and in the dark (without a flashlight) about their camp bookings. Currently, if you check the Ontario Parks website they continue to update their Covid-19 update page by date, but with no …

Dougie Boom’s ‘Cottage Country’ Mix Volume 24 Series Finale Coming May 24th

Join us as we sail into the sunset (sunrise?) for one more instalment of 'Dougie Boom's Cottage Country Mix' Coming May 24 (or as us Canadians call it "May two-four") 2021 is volume 24, the series finale of 'Dougie Boom's 'Cottage Country Mix'. For 14 years, we have made these annual Rock DJ Mixes for …