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Totally Unplug at Nature’s Harmony

Getting back to nature and away from it all is pure bliss and the reason many people turn to snowshoeing as a winter activity. There is a certain elegance in the simplicity of the equipment, the effort required, and the … Continue reading


La Gatineau Loppet 2015

Despite a wind chill that sent the temperature plummeting to -35, the annual Gatineau Loppet – a ski and snowshoe event – drew more than 2,300 participants over this past Valentine’s Day weekend.

Still in its infancy, the snowshoe race … Continue reading


Escape to the Backwoods at Stokely Creek Lodge

Located in the Algoma Highlands in Ontario, north of Sault Ste. Marie and along the eastern shore of Lake Superior, Stokely Creek Lodge combines both a natural setting and full-service amenities.

Created as a Scandinavian-style backcountry ski lodge and located … Continue reading


Foxwood Resort: Lake of Bays, Muskoka

Muskoka’s Lake of Bays region is filled with the natural beauty of forests, lakes, rocky terrains and wetlands, making it a popular cottage and recreation destination. Nestled within it is Foxwood Resort, a bustling summer destination and a pristine, secluded … Continue reading


More than a Snowshoe Hike: An Experience with ‘Yours Outdoors’

Snowshoeing is an ideal winter activity in many ways because it doesn’t take ideal conditions, it is inexpensive, and it is easy to do just about anywhere. While many people appreciate the sport for its simplicity as a get outdoors … Continue reading


A Family Snowshoe Getaway at Bayview Wildwood Resort

Located in Port Stanton in Ontario’s Muskokas, Bayview Wildwood Resort http://www.bayviewwildwood.com/ has operated as a family getaway destination for 115 years. It is a great place to escape, to enjoy time with family and friends, and a great place to … Continue reading


Humber Arboretum – Nature in the Heart of Canada’s Largest Urban Centre

Snowshoeing is undoubtedly a great way to relax, connect with nature and find peace in a hectic world. It is a great way to stay active during the long winter months and a great way to make activity part of … Continue reading


Snowshoeing Fun with Kids

While for most of us, snowshoeing is a perfect activity in its own right – considering the exercise and peace of a snow-covered winter landscape among other things – for kids, especially the younger ones, it may be just a … Continue reading


Romantic Snowshoe Getaway at Couple’s Resort, Algonquin Park

For some, part of the allure of snowshoeing is the ability to get out and connect with nature at a leisurely, relaxing pace. It is an opportunity to enjoy solitude or the company of a few friends far away from … Continue reading


Escape to an Unforgettable Winter Experience at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort

Canada’s Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia is known for its dramatic beauty, distinct cultural experiences and an Atlantic coastal mindset that draws you in and lulls you into slowing down, relaxing and enjoying life. While perhaps not the first … Continue reading