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Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.

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Fur and Flintlock

January 31, 2016

Discover the fascinating world of Canada’s and Haliburton County’s oldest industry – the fur trade. This intriguing, thought provoking adventure takes you back into history with an 18th century fur trader. On snowshoes follow Mike Buss along Ten Mile Creek to a log cabin that has been set up as a trading post. You will hear stories of the fur trade as it was conducted in the late 18th century, and observe and handle reproduction trade goods. Mike will also demonstrate the use of some of these artifacts including flint and steel fire making, flintlock firearms and traps. The biology and ecology of fur bearing animals is interpreted in light of Native technologies and lifestyles and with regard of European market economics.Enjoy a traditional lunch of baked beans, bannock, wild rice and hot rum toddies. The round trip snowshoe hike to the cabin and back is approximately 2 km
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Date:
January 31, 2016
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Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton,ONCanada
Website:
www.yoursoutdoors.ca