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WINTER WALKS 

Feb.16 - Mar.28 2021 COVID Regulations & Weather Permitting

"Winter Walks" are interpretive guided snowshoe tours designed to be an enjoyable and informative outdoor activity. Snowshoe guides will take you on a journey through one of our local destinations while sharing their knowledge about the local history, culture, and environment. After an easy to moderate snowshoe hike, enjoy a hot drink and some locally curated snacks to finish off this unforgettable winter experience.

TOUR LOCATIONS:

Crimson Ridge - Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.

The Crimson Ridge tour is an evening experience from that you are sure to remember. Hiking on sections of the Voyageur Trail, this 2.5 km loop is on the outskirts of Sault Ste Marie - located where the forest meets the city in a unique edge-habitat around the Crimson Ridge Golf Course. Our guides will interpret along the way, pointing out neat ecological stories of the surrounding forest, and leading the group to a lookout overseeing Sault Ste Marie. This tour ends with a hot drink and some tapas style cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients at Ember’s Grill and Smokehouse.  (Meet at Ember’s Grill and Smokehouse, 418 Fourth Line W, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5K8.

The tour runs Wed. and Thurs. evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm.)

Peregrine Valley - Goulais River, Ontario.

The Peregrine Valley Tour is an immersive outdoor experience that you do not want to miss! Hit the forest trail with our knowledgeable guides as they take you on this 3.5 km loop through the gently rolling hills of Algoma Region’s winter wonderland. Passing through mixed-hardwood and coniferous forests, this tour ends around a campfire at our “Snow Walker Camp” with a hot beverage and a locally curated baked good that will warm your soul. (Start location is a 30-min drive (34-km) from Sault Ste Marie. This tour takes place on private property in Goulais River. Information provided upon booking. The tour runs Saturdays 1:30 to 3:30pm and Sundays 4 to 6pm.)

INCLUDED IN TOURS (2 HOURS):

 

Snowshoe Guide(s)

Snowshoes & Poles (limited sizes)

Head Lamp (evening tours)

Hot Drink & Snack

*Tours will be a limit of 10 people*

Please advise us of any allergies or food restrictions when booking. Last minute notice of dietary restrictions may not be accommodated

 

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure as tours will leave on time.  Late arrivals that miss the tour departure will not be refunded.

Liability Waiver  (To be signed upon arrival. Please read ahead of tour.)

 LSWC Snowshoe Tour Cancellation Policy 

  • In the event of highway closure due to severe winter weather, you will receive a full refund.

  • If a tour needs to be cancelled due to weather conditions and/or highway closure, participants will be contacted by LSWC and the tour will be rescheduled or refunded.

  • If there is a lack of snow for snowshoeing, the tour will proceed as a Winter Walk on foot. 

  • With 48+ hours notice, there is no penalty to cancel or reschedule with a full refund.

  • Within 48 hours of the tour, a refund or rescheduling cannot be accommodated.

  • If a participant becomes ill or injured, a refund or reschedule will be considered with a doctor’s note. Please contact LSWC directly.

  • If you wish to reschedule or receive a refund, please email info@superiorconservancy.org

Contact

LSWC (Canada)

LSWC Inc. (USA)

285 Wilson Street

Sault Ste. Marie,

Ontario

P6B 2K6

c/o EUP Regional Planning & Development Commission 

2345 Meridian Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

49783

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