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General Trips

Hike Whitemouth River trail

October 12, 2014
General Trips / 2

Join Roger for a hike of the Whitemouth River trail, south side of highway 1. Meet at 9:00 am in the co-op parking lot, Lakewood and Fermor. Bring $5.00 towards the meat and a dish for the Pot luck.

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Roger Sutherland 204-451-1219.

Mantario Cabin Work Party

September 19, 2014 to September 22, 2014
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

There are many fun activities planned:  The cabin will be leveled.  About two gallons of staining is required.  The stove pipes need cleaning.  Washrooms must be prepared for winter.  Food stock will be eaten or put away.  The cabin roof will be inspected and measured.  The sauna should also be inspected and measured.  Portages will be cleared for skiing.  And everyone’s favorite, firewood must

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Peter Van der Mear, email pdervee@gmail.com

Mantario Cabin Work Party

October 24, 2014 to October 27, 2014
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

There are many fun activities planned:  The cabin will be leveled.  About two gallons of staining is required.  The stove pipes need cleaning.  Washrooms must be prepared for winter.  Food stock will be eaten or put away.  The cabin roof will be inspected and measured.  The sauna should also be inspected and measured.  Portages will be cleared for skiing.  And everyone’s favorite, firewood must

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Peter Van der Mear, email pdervee@gmail.com

Cycle Assiniboine Park/Forest

September 18, 2014
General Trips / 1.5

We will meet at Assiniboine Conservatory Parking Lot around 5:30
pm and would make our leave at 6:00 pm East down Assiniboine Park
Drive until we reach the Assiniboine River Trails, and then we
will ride West along the the trail until we reach the end of the
trail above the Assiniboine Zoo.
We would then continue south on Assiniboine Park Drive until we

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Mountain Bike Falcon Ridge Ski & Recreation Area, Falcon Lake

September 13, 2014
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

This a technical mountain bike trail with high elevation, and mostly rock-face paths.
We will meet on the west-side of the McDonald parking lot off Femor at 9:30 am, and make our leave to Falcon Ridge Ski & Recreation Area at 10:00 am (2 hr drive).

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Cycle the Forks to Lagimodiere-Gaboury Park

September 11, 2014
General Trips / 1.5

Difficulty: Easy, Intermediate & Advance options
Distance: 12 km
Total ride time: 1.5-2 hours
Highly Recommended: Helmet
We will meet at The Forks between the Children's Museum and Inn
at the Forks Hotel around 5:30 pm, and would make our leave at
6:00 pm towards Norwood Bridge off Main Street.

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Cycle Rainbow Stage north along the Red

September 16, 2014
Spur of the Moment / 1.5

Distance: Under 20 km
Total ride time: 2-hours
Recommendations: Helmet & Head/bike light.
We will meet at Rainbow Stage parking lot around 5:30 pm, and
would make our leave at 6:00 pm North along the Red River.
This will likely be the last warm day this year and our second last ride of the year.

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Winter camping - Turtle Mountain, James Lake cabin

January 2, 2015 to January 4, 2015
General Trips / 4.5

The James Lake cabin has been booked for this trip. Trip will involve 2 overnights. At time of booking it's hard to
predict the snow conditions but the plan is to ski the area
during the day. Snowshoers are welcome . Participants would
need winter clothing and sleeping bag .Please try to contact
before Christmas if you would like to come.

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Nopiming Winter Camping - Trip full

February 7, 2015 to February 9, 2015
General Trips / ADVANCED

****This trip is now full****
Join Sean on a 3 day trip into the backcountry for some Winter Camping.  My goal for the trip is to spend some time ice fishing and relaxing while enjoying our winter environment.  Date and location has been rescheduled from Whiteshell to Nopiming Park!

Contact / Registration: 

Sean Worden at 204-781-0796 or srworden@mts.net

Riverview Walk

December 7, 2014
General Trips / 2

Let's meet at BDI Ice cream place parking lot on Jubilee at 10 am . I still have to work details in my head but I plan on walking around Churchill Drive and around where Mike Holme's new development will be . Please bring a light lunch, water and appropriate footwear and clothing.
 

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Intro to Backcountry Camping - Part II

Major Trips / ADVANCED

This second part of the Intro to Backcountry Camping workshop is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to practice and learn backcountry skills under the supervision and direction of experienced trip leaders.  This session is focused entirely on the newcomer to backcountry camping, participants will have the opportuity to perform the following:

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Sean for more information at srworden@mts.net

Urban Hike Riverview to the Forks

January 31, 2015
Spur of the Moment / NOVICE

Join Jerry for a walk from his place (275 Balfour) to the Forks and back. The walk from Jerry's to the Forks is 4 km and on a secluded path that parallels the river for 90% of the walk. We'll have eats and relax at the Forks and then walk back to Jerry's house. Meet at 275 Balfour at 11 AM. 
 

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