One week to the Sleeping Giant Loppet!

Weather conditions are looking ideal for next Saturday’s Sleeping Giant Loppet. Unlike past years, Peter Crooks, the chief groomer has no stress! The park trails have a deep base and have been groomed consistently all season. It’s going to be a memorable year as elite local and international skiers vie for the $1,000 grand prize in the 50 km free event. Families and students skiing the 8 km Mini-Loppet will have a chance to howl and ski along with Lakehead University’s mascot “Wolfie”. Continue reading One week to the Sleeping Giant Loppet!

Winter Camping Opportunities

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of camping. It simply marks the beginning of the next spectacular season in Ontario Parks. The attraction of freshly fallen snow is just around the corner and the rental of a cozy yurt for a winter weekend of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, is the perfect way to connect with family and friends. Continue reading Winter Camping Opportunities

Don’t Put the Skis Away Yet!

On Saturday, March 20th, experience a last gasp of winter and the beauty of Quetico’s winter wilderness with a friendly ski tour. Quetico Provincial Park will be hosting the “Beaten Paths 8th Annual Cross Quetico Lakes Ski Tour”.

Skiers can choose from a 35 or 45 km tour and ski, mush or skijor across Quetico’s stunning lakes. The tour is organized by the Beaten Path Nordic Ski Club in cooperation with Quetico Provincial Park. For more information, contact Chris Stromberg at (807) 597-4503 or cstromberg@shaw.ca or visit www.atikokancanoe.tripod.com/beatenpath