Women Unite: Women’s Snowshoe Retreats

Does the prospect of snowshoeing intrigue you? Have you thought about trying it out but haven’t been able to find anyone to go with? If so, this article is for you. We round-up the best snowshoe retreats in Canada and the USA .

Women’s Ski & Snowshoe Retreat January 26, 2017 – January 29, 2017 (YMCA Camp du Nord, 3606 N Arm Rd, Ely, Minnesota 55731)

Enjoy the beauty of the north woods while relaxing, canoeing, hiking, saunas, yoga, massage therapy, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, reading, journaling and attending creative arts workshops. We invite you to do as much or as little as you please. Going on retreat in a beautiful, natural setting will go a long way to restoring your feelings of beauty and balance.

The Women’s Ski & Snowshoe Retreat offers cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at its finest. Whether you’re an expert or novice, this is your chance to get out and enjoy the north woods in the winter. Experienced skiers can teach and guide you on the trails, or you can head out on your own adventure. Enjoy warm campfires and winter saunas in the evenings.

Yoga & Snowshoe Retreat February 24-26, 2017 (Mount Washington, BC, Canada)

Join us for 3 days and 2 nights of yoga, snowshoeing, laughter, great food and friends up Mount Washington! We will have the whole VI Mountain Centre to ourselves where we will practice in the great room overlooking snow-covered peaks.

No yoga or snowshoeing experience needed, just a great attitude and a willingness to get outside and have fun!

Eco Yoga Snowshoe Retreat March 3-5, 2017 (Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada)

Discover the stunning beauty of Moraine Lake in larch season in a yogic way. Revel in spectacular mountain scenery, secret hiking trails, delicious mountain cuisine, a luxurious lodge, and share rich experiences with like-minded yogis. Ronna, your yoga instructor and guide, has been a naturalist and hiking guide for 20 years and yoga teacher for 15. She is a talented storyteller, on the trail and on the mat. Join her and experience this magnificent landscape.

WINTER WONDERLAND Feb. 3-5 2017 (White Mountains, New Hampshire)

This retreat features 4 yoga classes, hot tub time, 4 delicious organic buffet meals and 3 “snack” meals, a guided winter woods trek on snowshoes, a sunrise walk, and lots of time to unwind. Enjoy new friends or quiet time to read in the loft. Two nights lodging in our beautiful bunk rooms, all meals, and yoga are included.

Nordic Yoga Escape February 24-26, 2017 (Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada)

Join our team of certified yoga teachers and qualified cross-country ski & snowshoe instructors this winter for our all-women Nordic Yoga retreat – a weekend of yoga and outdoor fun to start the New Year refreshed and rejuvenated!

Start your day with an invigorating pre-ski yoga session in the beautifully crafted log studio before setting out on your skis or snowshoes for a guided excursion amidst a unique, evocative landscape.
Our amazing chef, Lynne Taillefer, will be on site during the entire weekend and will be there to welcome you back from your day out on the trails with delicious organic and nourishing meals.

Finally, get comfortable and end your day quietly with some restorative yoga and candle lit meditations. An all-inclusive getaway that promises to restore and recharge.

About the author

Lindsay MacNevin

First a mom… then a writer… then an avid traveler… then an outdoor enthusiast. Graduating from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Lindsay’s love for writing, travel and the outdoors sparked a full-time career as a freelancer. In addition to writing for Snowshoe Magazine and its sister publication, River Sports Magazine, Lindsay is also a correspondent for Concourse Media’s EscapeHere.com. Beyond freelancing, Lindsay partnered with her sister, Jenny, to create 2HipMoms.com—a blog that combines their love for travel, adventure and motherhood.

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