7 All-Canadian Winter Adventures
Fend off cabin fever by partaking in one of these exciting all-Canadian winter adventures!
Ski jumping at Whistler Olympic Park (Whistler, BC)
You don’t need to be an Olympic athlete to try out Whistler’s 40-metre ski jump. Whistler Olympic Park offers ski jumping clinics for beginners who want to develop the skills and confidence to safely fly up to 40 metres on their new junior training jumps.
Skate-Up Brunch (Winnipeg, MB)
From January 21 to February 14, 2016, you can skate up and take a seat for brunch at a pop-up restaurant on the frozen junction of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers in Winnipeg’s Forks National Historic Site as part of RAW: Almond’s outdoor winter dining experience. Although the dinner portion of the event is sold out, brunch (featuring The Tallest Poppy restaurant and Bernstein's Deli) is first come, first served.
Snow Polo Tremblant (Mont-Tremblant, QC)
Bundle up and head to Mont-Tremblant from February 25-27, 2016 to watch an exciting snow polo match between two Canadian teams for the championship title. A ski race, gala dinner and fireworks are also highlights of this event.
Cross Quetico Tour and Stay (Atikokan, ON)
Experience the Canadian wilderness as you cross-country ski groomed 35 km, 45 km or 60 km routes that stretch from the town of Atikokan south to the parks Dawson Trail Campground during the Cross Quetico Tour on March 19, 2016. After the tour, warm up by the woodstove and stay overnight in Dawson Trail Campground’s cozy and well-equipped traditional log cabin.
Heli Fondue (Panorama, BC) (Panorama, BC)
Experience an exhilarating helicopter flight over Panorama Mountain Resort before landing near the Summit Hut and enjoying beverages and a traditional cheese and chocolate fondue beside a warm fire. Reservations for this experience are available throughout the winter.
Full Moon Snowshoe and Fondue Tour (Kananaskis, AB)
Head out for a starlit snowshoe adventure at the base of the Rocky Mountains followed by decadent chocolate fondue and an overnight stay at the Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino. Snowshoes are provided as part of the package, which is only available on January 23, February 20, and March 26, 2016.
Ice Canoe Racing at Carnival (Québec City, QC)
It doesn’t get more Canadian than ice canoe racing! Watch over 50 teams from Canada, France and the United States navigate the frozen waters of the Saint-Lawrence River between Quebec City and Lévis as part of Québec’s 17-day long winter festival, Carnival, on February 7, 2016.