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Grey Hares

Hike at Prairie Originals

November 28, 2018
Grey Hares / NOVICE

At the home of Shirley & Gord Froehlich in St. Clements (near Selkirk). Enjoy a morning outing on their property, followed by an open fire hotdog/veggie dog wiener roast. If too cold, the Froehlichs will cook the hotdogs in the house. Just bring your refreshment!

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Shirley & Gord at prairieoriginals@mts.net or 204-482-4041.

Ski the rolling and forested trails of Grand Beach

January 16, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski some of the 35 kms of sheltered trails in the spruce and pine forest on a choice of several loops. Trails are groomed with double classic tracks and a skating trail between. Note: Advise Angela if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Angela Kemp, 204-772-9009, ahkemp@yahoo.com

Ski the Shannondale Ski trails

February 13, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski the Shannondale Ski trails west of Morden. Enjoy 20 kms of rolling and hilly trails in a valley, suitable for skiers of all levels. Chalets or huts provided to warm up or eat your lunch. Rating: Intermediate. Note: Advise Angela if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Angela Kemp 204-772-9009 or ahkemp@yahoo.com

Ski at a location with groomed trails

February 27, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski at a location with groomed trails (snow dependent). Rating: Novice to Advanced subject to snow/trail conditions. All up-to-date info is at http://greyhares-anita.blogspot.cNote: Advise Kevin & Anita if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kevin and Anita Miller at k.a.miller@mts.net to register.

Walking tour of the Frasers Grove neighbourhood in East Kildonan

May 1, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

From the start of Kildonan Drive up to the Selkirk Settlers bridge with stops in between. Drink recommended, snack optional. We'll be stopping for ice cream on our way back.  The hike will take between 2.5 to 3 hours.  Hoping to be done by 1pm.

Contact / Registration: 

Emails preferred.  Please contact Keith Sutton at threedogz@shaw.ca or 204-669-7225.

Guided Cultural East Exchange Tour

May 22, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Take a walk along Lily Street and learn the history of the area through art and sculpture with artist, Sean McLachlan. Sean recently completed a series of public artworks looking at the history and change in the East Exchange as it evolves as one of Winnipeg's oldest neighbourhoods. Tour limited to 20 people. After the tour, lunch together at a restaurant in the area for those interested.

Contact / Registration: 

Phone Julia Schoen for details and to register 204 269-8004.

Hike in Assiniboine Park

May 29, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Enjoy a 2 hour Hike in Assiniboine Park with a historical emphasis (on it’s 110th birthday) by fellow Grey Hare, David Spector. Bring a bag lunch if you wish…maybe an ice cream at Sargent Sundae’s across the footbridge afterwards.

Contact / Registration: 

For more information & to register, contact Chris Urban csurban52@gmail.com or 204-837-5940.

Cycle the Selkirk area

June 5, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Cycle the Selkirk area on a combination of quiet roads and the Great Trail (aka Trans Canada Trail). Stop for lunch at the Historic St. Peters Church. Approx. distance 35 kms. Easy cycle on mostly flat terrain. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Shirley & Gord Froehlich 204-785-9799 or prairieoriginals@mts.net.

Cycle Matlock to Gimli and return

June 19, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Cycle Matlock to Gimli and return. Approx. distance 48 kms round trip. Enjoy cycling through the beach towns & open areas including great views of Lake Winnipeg. Bring your own lunch or enjoy lunch at one of Gimli’s restaurants.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Marilyn Hurrell 204-832-8908 or marilynh@mts.net

Garden/Cycle Tour

July 17, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Garden/Cycle Tour, cycling to various home gardens. Location TBA. Note: this tour is not the same as Nature Manitoba’s Garden Tour & Plant Sale scheduled for July 13/19.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Julia Schoen 204-269-8004.

Walking tour of permaculture gardens

August 14, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Walking tour of the permaculture gardens of the Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op (SSOCC) led by the vice-president Rod Kueneman. After the tour we can lunch in the garden followed by a neighbourhood walk and the option of a treat at BDI.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Jennifer Johnsen/Kevin MacDonald 204-256-6145.

Cycle and Harvest

September 4, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Cycle and Harvest – cycle trip to harvest vegetables at the Floodway Gardens (north of Town of Birds Hill). Pack a grocery bag for your vegetables. Leader can arrange pick up after cycle. There will be a picnic stop along the way.

Contact / Registration: 

For more information and to register, contact Brian Wagg 204-663-8333 or bwaggwpg@gmail.com.

Walk Into A Tree

October 30, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Walk Into A Tree. Casual 5 to 7 km round-trip walk/hike along the Red River through giant cottonwoods in Kildonan Park and Rivergrove. We will visit a tree you can walk into without bouncing off of and that is one of the few living things you can hug from the inside.

Contact / Registration: 

Register by October 28 with Donna Kurt at canoeist@mts.net.

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