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Which Ski Resorts are Open Early?

The start of our 2019 -2020 winter sports season has indeed started early. Very early and Nordic ski resorts and parks have been caught off guard. (and even myself updating this site)

Typically cross country and skate skiers + snowshoe fans expect to play in the white stuff perhaps by the end of December. Even when I go to Sudbury every Christmas nothing is officially open till January.

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.

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… View Article

Free Nordic Trail Chart

Get Your Free Nordic Trail Reference Chart   Last year I got thinking that it would be very handy for Nordic skiers and Snowshoe folks to have something they could refer to when looking to go out somewhere new and play in the snow. Sure you can come to this site and surf for ideas,… View Article

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

What is Nordic Skiing ?

Nordic Skiing, Would I Like It ?  If you are active and don’t mind the cold and snow, you may have the temperament to enjoy this outdoor sport. Having done decades of skiing in Ontario, Canada let me fill you in, so you can decide for yourself. Let’s start with the basic concepts.  Nordic skiing is a… View Article

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