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Grey Hares

Rock 'n Stroll: Stony Mountain, Stonewall and Argyle

July 31, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Join Rose for a rockin' hike through the 440 million-year-old quarries of Stony Mountain (collecting permitted) and Stonewall, tour the little village of Argyle which has a remarkable number of historic structures, and test out a small section of the 106 km.-long Interlake Pioneer Trail on the Prime Meridian. Registration commences July 24.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net .

Hike Assiniboine Park

November 13, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Enjoy a hike all around the park - approx. distance 5 kms. Lunch at the Qualico Family Park Restaurant. 

Contact / Registration: 

For more info & to register, contact Loretta Humeniuk at lhum@shaw.ca

Indoor Public Skate

November 20, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Indoor Public Skate at East St. Paul Arena (off Hoddinott Road close to Henderson Hwy.). No admittance fee. Arrive around 11 am and skate until 12:30. Go for lunch afterwards. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Brian Wagg 204-663-8333 or bwaggwpg@gmail.com

Ski at a location with groomed trails

December 18, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 1: Ski at a location with groomed trails (snow dependent) Rating: Novice to Intermediate. All up-to-date info is at http://greyhares-anita.blogspot.ca.  

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kevin and Anita Miller at k.a.miller@mts.net to register. Note: Advise Kevin & Anita if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike Assiniboine Forest

December 18, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Hike Assiniboine Forest. Walk 5 km through the forest off Grant Avenue. Lunch at the Mennonite University cafe on north side of Grant Ave.

Contact / Registration: 

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 2: For more info & to register, contact Loretta Humeniuk at lhum@shaw.ca

Ski Bittersweet trails near Treherne

January 15, 2020
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 1: Ski Bittersweet trails near Treherne.  Enjoy 20 km of classic and 14 km of skate ski trails of varying difficulty, from easy to difficult. Easier trails are toward the east side, more difficult trails and hills to the west side, central warming hut plus a new clubhouse at the trail head.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Ted Harvey 204-889-5725 or tharvey50@shaw.ca. Note: Advise Ted if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Mystery Hike

January 22, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Mystery Hike More info at a later date. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Charles Begley 204-233-8395 or ccbegley@shaw.ca

Walk or Skate to the Forks from Riverview area

February 12, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

From May Wady and Michael Farris’ house in the middle of Riverview, walk approximately .8 km to the warm-up shack located below the Canoe and Kayak Centre on Churchill Drive.  Walk to the Forks on the river trail (another 3 km).  Alternatively change into skates at the warm-up shack and skate on the river trail.  Several route options may be possible for both skaters and walkers.   Time skate o

Contact / Registration: 

Contact May Wady at kmwady@gmail.com or 204-284-4282 to register.

Snowshoeing in Lagimodiere-Gaboury park

February 19, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 2: Snowshoeing in Lagimodiere-Gaboury park, one block north of Provencher and Des Meurons, off Thibault. Explore the woods then tramp along the Red and Seine rivers. Estimate time 1.5 to 2 hours. Suggest bringing a small snack. Subway and Dairy Queen across from park. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Keith Sutton 204-669-7225 or threedogz@shaw.ca

Ski the rolling and forested trails of Grand Beach

March 4, 2020
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski the rolling and forested trails of Grand Beach. 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. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Angela Kemp 204-772-9009 or ahkemp@yahoo.com. Note: Advise Angela if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike in Birds Hill Park

March 25, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Hike in Birds Hill Park. Enjoy strolling through budding early spring scenery of Birds Hill Park. Walking on slippery ice covered paths may require use of foot traction devices ie: ice cleats to avoid falls.  If adequate snow lingers then snowshoes may be in order.

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Donna Kurt at canoeist@mymts.net by March 20.

ACTIVATE….an active gaming experience

April 15, 2020
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

ACTIVATE….an active gaming experience, 3338 Portage Ave. (Westwood Mall). Participate in a physically and mentally challenging indoor gaming experience. You and your team become the players inside a video game. Cost is $25/person for 90 minutes of play – group discount may be available.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Connie Gamble at mswIZ87@gmail.com or 204-782-8686 for more info & to register.

Birds Hill Park Fungal Foray

April 29, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Two (2) Outings to Choose from: Option 2: Birds Hill Park Fungal Foray. An invitation for fun folk to search for spring fruiting bodies of fungi:) The walking pace is slower to allow scanning trees and ground for mushrooms, maybe morels! We will visit a few areas in the park. 

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Donna Kurt at canoeist@mymts.net by April 23.

Day at the Sugar Shack (Elie, MB)

December 4, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Enjoy a day at Florent Legault & Debbie Troche’s farm in Elie, MB. Make Stone Soup (from the kids’ storybook) in the Sugar Shack where everybody brings an item to throw in the soup. While it’s cooking, take a hike, bird watch, enjoy a bonfire or whatever.

Contact / Registration: 

For more info and directions to their farm, contact Florent & Debbie at flegault254@xplornet.com or 1-204-353-2412

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