Wine and Snowshoes in Ontario

Snowshoe Magazine

Do you want some wine with that snowshoe? If that appeals to you, a local micro-winery in Southern Ontario is doing its thing to create a unique “apres-snowshoe” experience.

The Coffin Ridge Winery is located about two-and-a-half hours north of … Continue reading

Canada Eh! How Wineries are Embracing Winter & Snowshoers in Ontario

Thirty Bench- Wine Snowshoeing Tour- Ontario

Canadian winters are long, dark and snowy and in the province of Ontario, winter continues through March and sometimes even into April. For winter lovers, this isn’t generally a bad thing. But for those not too keen on winter weather, … Continue reading

No. 8 Snowshoe-friendly Nordic Center: Scenic Caves Nature Adventure and Nordic Center, Ontario, Canada

Located within one of Canada’s 16 UNESCO biosphere reserves, and just a two-hour drive from Toronto, the Scenic Caves Nature Adventure and Nordic Center is a self-described “winter playground”. It features 27 kilometers of trails, a 420-foot suspension bridge, and … Continue reading

The Art of Urban Snowshoeing

As an artist I’ve discovered that urban snowshoeing in Ottawa can be both an extremely creative and environmentally friendly activity. There is no need for expensive gear or even a car to get you to the best snowshoeing locations. And … Continue reading

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures in Southern Ontario

If you’re looking to enjoy cold feet in Southern Ontario, head for the hills and the Nordic Centre at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures.

“We have 22 kilometres of cross-country ski trails and eight kilometres of snowshoe trails,” spokesperson Linda Service … Continue reading

Ontario Eco-Adventure Celebrates Winter

“Snowshoeing reigns supreme. It is the true, natural revel of robust ‘Canucks' who love the snow, however deep, and the storm, however stiff.” --George Beers

As my laboured breathing slowly returns to normal, I take in the natural splendour surrounding me. Snow falls steadily, cooling my overheated face while I scan the slopes below for wildlife that made the tracks we saw while snowshoeing to our rocky perch atop Moose Mountain. The hill opposite us is covered with the mixed forest typical to this area. I find this silent snowy moment to be a fitting finale to our long weekend Eco Adventure on the edge of Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park.