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Celebrate the season in Muskoka

Celebrate the season in Muskoka
If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate over the holidays or ring in the New Year, consider an afternoon of dog-sledding or a moonlight snowmobile excursion. The festive season has started in Muskoka at The Rosseau, the only JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Canada, and one that offers something unique to the region. Muskoka stretches from Algonquin Park in the east to the Georgian Bay Islands in the west, and is known for its forests, lakes, waterfalls and the pink granite rock of the...
December 25th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cross-country skiing, dog-sledding, Muskoka, Ontario, snowshoeing, The Rosseau

Snowshoes: Finding the right fit

Snowshoes: Finding the right fit
Growing up in northern Canada, snowshoeing was part of our school curriculum, and every winter we’d head out into the woods with traditional snowshoes constructed of wood and rawhide lacings. They did the trick, but I had a hard time strapping them on properly so they didn’t fall off, and they always gave me quite a workout (which, I suppose, was the point). Nowadays snowshoes have gone high-tech and there’s such a variety to choose from it’s hard to know where to start. Here’s...
December 5th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Atlas, GV, MSR, snowshoeing, snowshoes, top-feature