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Stay Warm Doing Winter Sports

The old adage “dress for the weather” is so true. No matter what Mother Nature throws at us, blizzards, sleet, snow, chilly winds or a deep freeze (within reason), you can be active and enjoy the outdoors in the winter, in comfort; just dress for it!

Ice Skating Trails in Ontario

Though I review winter trails on this site for skiing and snowshoeing, there is another type of winter trail sport on the rise, one on ice skates. Ice Skating trails are springing up everywhere in the province.

In the spirit of promoting winter outdoor activities, I think it is worth mentioning to any of you also interested in strapping on some blades and doing a circuit.

Covid Winter Sports Status

Winter has come around again, and if the increase in outdoor activity last summer was any indication, everyone will be looking for a means to get out and play.

Regrettably, the Covid pandemic is still with us. We have learned, adapted and conformed to the ever-changing reality. Many of you are wondering what the status is in Ontario for winter recreational activities. Let me give you an overview of what I have read …

Tips on Trying Nordic Skiing

For those of you wondering and wishing to get out and try some Nordic skiing for the first time, here are a few tips to get you started.

I am going to help you sort out the easiest and safest options to try out this sport…so you do not get frustrated or hurt and give up too soon.

Free Nordic Trail Chart

I got thinking that it would be very handy for active Nordic skiers and Snowshoers to have something they could refer to when looking to go out somewhere new to play in the snow. So I am now offering a free 6 page quick reference chart when you signup to my Newsletter. More about that here.

Where to Try Nordic Sports

Where to Nordic Ski & Snowshoe North of Toronto   If you ever thought of getting outdoors to enjoy Ontario winter sports, here are a few of the more popular locations north of Toronto that I have been to. Most of these locations offer both cross country skiing and snowshoeing. All locations on the list below have... View Article