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Walk into Winter – Yours Outdoors Adventure

Walk into Winter – A Heritage Adventure

Yours Outdors LogoIf you would like to learn how to snowshoe and take in our history, then this winter adventure could be just right for you, put on by Yours Outdoors.

A few months back I wrote a blog post on all about Yours Outdoors and this is just a follow up of one of their adventures they offer. >>> Read Past Article


Walk Into Winter Just Snowshoes

Snowshoe CountrysideThey offer you several fully guided snowshoeing adventures in which you are going to explore the wilds and heritage of the Haliburton Highlands.





Choose from one of their winter adventures below, keep in mind if your group is big enough they can custom design an experience just for you.

  • Walk into Winter - A Day Trip
  • Walk into Winter - A Heritage Adventure



Walk into Winter - A Day Trip

Take a walk on the wild side. Begin your adventure with an introduction to the art of snowshoeing.

Immediately after coaching and some practice you are going to head out on a wilderness stroll to explore the ecology of winter as well as the finer points of winter travel and survival.

Be prepared to hear some good stories, enjoy warm hospitality along with a tasty bush lunch prepared the old fashion way, by campfire.

Winter Season Adventure Only - Also available as a half day adventure.

Physical Challenge Rating: 4
May include more challenging hiking, cycling, mountain biking or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness. (See All Ratings)

Rates:  Based on a minimum of 6 persons plus HST. Full day - from $80/person.

Package includes expert guide, lunch, transportation, and equipment.

Half day - from $50/person.

Snowshoe rentals can be arranged at an additional fee.

Sample Only of Itinerary,

9:30 am > Everything You Needed To Know About Snowshoeing

10:45 am > On the Trail - Follow your guide on snowshoes to wild places to discover the
winter flora and fauna of the Haliburton Highlands.

12:30 pm > Bush Lunch - Build a campfire and cozy up for a very tasty lunch and a few

2:00 pm > On the Trail Again - Your guide will share his knowledge about winter travel, camping and survival.

4:00 pm > Return

This itinerary can be adapted for experienced snowshoers. Other possible
activities/presentations include

  •  Extend snowshoeing distance
  •  Snowshoes made by Natives of North America
  •  Building the Perfect Snowshoe
  •  Snowshoe a trapline with a local trapper
  •  Visit to a winter camp
  •  Amazing travel stories


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Walk into Winter - A Heritage Adventure

Winter Season Adventure - 3 days/2 nights

Explore the winter wilds of the Haliburton Highlands With

  • A winter travel expert
  • A wildlife biologist
  • a fur trader



Day 1 - Start your experience with an introduction to snowshoes

  • History
  • Types
  • Techniques
  • Tips


After the introduction you will practice a little then head out on a wilderness walk to understand the ecology of winter as well as the finer points of wintertime travel and survival.

You will also enjoy some good stories, warm hospitality, a tasty bush lunch prepared over a campfire, a scrumptious dinner, hot tub, and live entertainment.

Day 2 takes you back into Canada’s history and join an 18th Century fur trader for a snowshoe along Ten Mile Creek to a heritage log cabin.

There you will hear stories and see artifacts from the 18th and 19th century fur trade and enjoy a hearty lunch of baked beans, wild rice, and bannock.

Physical Challenge Rating: 4 (More info)

Rates:  Based on a minimum of 6 persons, double occupancy, plus HST.
Adults only.

With accommodation – from $465/person.
You will stay at the unique and beautiful Stouffer Mill B&B or Oakview Lodge near Hall’s Lake.

Package includes three days of program, two breakfasts, one dinner, two lunches, and two nights accommodation.

Without accommodation - from $290/person.

This option will work if your staying with us here at the Loralea but if your looking for a getaway where your meals are done for you then the two places mentioned above serve great meals.

To Book Your Adventure with Yours Outdoors
Call 705-754-3436 or by email

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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