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Walk into Winter
January 19, 2018
Take a walk on the wild side. Start your day with an introduction to snowshoes – history, types, techniques, and tips. After some practice you will head out on a wilderness walk with a winter travel expert to discover the ecology of winter and the finer points of winter travel and survival. You will also enjoy some good stories, warm hospitality, and a tasty bush lunch prepared over a campfire.
Sleigh Bells Ring
January 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 28, 2018
This adventure will have you dashing through the snow on a two horse open sleigh ride. Local character Irvin Holland and his horses will take you through forest and field and a maple sugar bush. You will also meet Jack and Ginnie and their son Oliver – the resident donkey family who always love treats and attention.
Snowshoe Like a Canadian
January 2, 7, 22, 31, 2018
Snowshoeing is a traditional and popular modern way of winter travel for Canadians. An expert guide will help you explore the ecology, heritage, culture and neat natural places of the Haliburton Highlands.
January 5, 2018
Explore the back roads of the Haliburton Highlands. This tour will take you through forests, farm and hamlet, and along the shores of rivers, lakes, and wetlands. You will discover the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands.
Ski Like a Canadian
January 4, 21, 2018
Come glide into winter with this half day introduction to cross country skiing. If you are new to x-country skiing, we will teach you the basics in either skate or classic style and guide you along scenic trails that are suited to your level of ability. If you have skied before let us help you refine your technique and take you through some rugged and beautiful terrain.
Fur & Flintlock
January 6, 13, 2018
Discover the fascinating world of Canada’s and Haliburton County’s oldest industry – the fur trade. On snowshoes, you will hear stories of the fur trade as it was conducted in the late 18th century, and observe and handle reproduction trade goods.
High on Ice
January 18, 20, 2018
Scale the Slippery Slope! Yours Outdoors offers ice climbing on a 50ft man-made wall with two different challenging climbs. With experienced instructors, Yours Outdoors staff on hand and safety equipment provided, you’ll be in for a fun and unique outdoor experience.
All the News Fit to Sing
January 17, 2018
In this Speakers Series, we will explore songs and meanings and related book/authors. Think of this as a concert striving for maximum topical relevance, or, in musical terms, James Taylor meets David Suzuki/ Noam Chomsky.