Editor’s Note: Luckily for us, Ontario is filled with incredible places to go ATVing. From the fabulous trails ofMattawa to the stunning natural landscapes of Muskoka and Elliot Lake, the list goes on and on. But how does one get started, especially if you’ve never actually been on an ATV before? And, in a sport often dominated by men, how does a woman find her bearings? Here, Marissa Lok shares her experiences.
Like many who grow up in a big city, playing outside meant in the yard, or if your parents were willing to really let out the chain, the park across the street. To my great displeasure, my brother was allowed to venture slightly out of those bounds, but I was not. So, watching the sprinkler go back and forth, I would long for adventure and patiently wait for the opportunity to make my escape.