Snowshoe Stories

Snowshoe Story

A Story of Snowshoes

snowshoe repairListen to the stories behind a astounding selection of heritage snowshoes and some great snowshoe treks.

You are going to talk the walk with Craig MacDonald, historian and retired out of doors recreation specialist from Algonquin Park.

This event is put on by Your Outdoors in the Haliburton Highlands – Price is $10/individual.


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Telling Our Stories  -  A Speakers Series

A Story of Snowshoes

When is Event - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - January 6,2016

Where is Event

  • Fish Hatchery
  • 6712 Gelert Rd
  • Haliburton, Ontario

Admission - $10/person

A portion of the proceeds is going to be donated to a local conservation organization.

To reserve a seat call 705-754-3436 or email

snowshoeing shoeCome hear the stories behind a remarkable collection of heritage snowshoes and snowshoe adventures with recreation expert, Craig MacDonald.

Craig worked 47 years for your Ontario Government and for the previous 24 years as Recreation Specialist in Algonquin Park.

Previous to that he was your Recreation Specialist at the Frost Centre and accountable for the development of the Centre's canoe routes and skiing trails.

Craig is additionally known as the Map Man of Temagami.

He researched and designed a full-color map depicting traditional snowshoe and canoe routes from the Temagami region as they were in 1900.

Snowshoes Winter SportThis is the most comprehensive map of traditional routes actually formulated in Canada.

Craig has gone on annual snowshoe expeditions for the past 38 years.

This have taken him through many wilderness places in Eastern Canada including your 3 week trip throughout Algonquin Park.

In his spare time he manufactures winter camping equipment and enjoys to be in the woods at all times of the year.

If your interests are in the winter sport of shoeshoe trips or enjoy snowshoeing throughout the forest and lakes then listen and learn with the experts.


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The next speaker in the series scheduled for February 3 will feature an 18th Century Fur Trader, Mike Buss, For more info click here.

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About The Author


Country life was always a factor when we looked for a place to live, so back in 2002 Heather and I quit our city jobs and purchased a small Country Resort on Halls Lake in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario Canada. We live on the resort grounds and enjoying helping people with their all season vacation and Family Reunion planning. Our Blog supports resort guests and visitors to the area by letting them know all the things happening in the Haliburton Highlands in order to get the most out of their vacation or weekend getaway. We'll be happy to help you find what your looking for in the Haliburton Highlands. May it be things to do, places to eat, family activities, sites to see, cottages for rent or sale, almost anything to do with the Haliburton Highlands.

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