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Nature Manitoba Outings

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Nature Manitoba conducts a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year. Our activities include canoeing, hiking, cycling, snowshoeing, camping, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor recreational pursuits. All Outdoor Activities are free for members, with the exception of any cabin/park fees if applicable, and the Grey Hares group is listed separately. Non-members may attend a trip or two at no cost, in order explore the option of membership. Note that a trip's difficulty is rated using the following Trip Rating Guidelines.

If you are a member, please contact the trip leader directly with any questions, as listed below, otherwise please contact our office.


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Monday Evening Rides

July 24, 2017
General Trips / NOVICE

Join Lesly Andrews for Monday evening bike rides starting at the Perimeter and Roblin Blvd to The Whitehorse at Saint Francois Xavier This is an out and back so speed is not a concern we will pick up all stragglers on our return.

Contact / Registration: 

 Please meet at 6pm in front ot 6885 Roblin Road. Helmets are required. Call Lesly Andrews if you need more info at 204-888-2442 

Monday Evening Rides

July 31, 2017
General Trips / NOVICE

Join Lesly Andrews for Monday evening bike rides starting at the Perimeter and Roblin Blvd to The Whitehorse at Saint Francois Xavier This is an out and back so speed is not a concern we will pick up all stragglers on our return.

Contact / Registration: 

 Please meet at 6pm in front ot 6885 Roblin Road. Helmets are required. Call Lesly Andrews if you need more info at 204-888-2442 

Nutimik Lake Environs Hiking Excursion

August 12, 2017
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Hike about 13-15 km. on various trails around Nutimik Lake, with a visit to the Whiteshell Museum and Bannock Point petroforms. This is a full-day event with a return-to-Winnipeg time later in the evening.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Please register after August 4 by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

Canoe English River country (FULL)

August 14, 2017 to August 27, 2017
Major Trips / ADVANCED

 Join Jerry for a 2 week canoe trip starting at Caribou Falls Power dam, travelling to the southern boundary of Woodland Caribou park (Sydney Lake) and then returning to the power dam launch site. The trip involves about 200 km of paddling (2 x 100 each way) and a total of about 10 portages (2 x 5 each way). GO TO READ MORE.

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Hike in Whiteshell Provincial Park

August 16, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Hike in Whiteshell Provincial Park (for those not going to Riding Mtn.). Hike about 12-14 km. on the trails around West Hawk Lake.

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Rose Kuzina at rkuzina@mymts.net after August 8. Note: Advise Rose if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option

Dragon Boating on the Red River

August 23, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

 

Dragon Boating on the Red River.  Try something new or experience it all over again! Paddles and PFD’s supplied. Start/end at Canoe/Kayak Club, 80 Churchill Drive. Cost about $100.00 for equipment rental, split between # of participants. Dragon boat can accommodate 20 paddlers.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Ted Harvey tharvey50@shaw.ca or 204-889-5725.

Mystery Urban Cycle

August 30, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Mystery Urban Cycle. Further info closer to the outing.

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kathy Holt 204-269-6052. Note: Advise Kathy if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Art Ride (Cycle) in Winnipeg

September 6, 2017
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Art Ride (Cycle) in Winnipeg – led by a member of the Winnipeg Art Council (WAC) and a member from Bike Winnipeg, at no charge. Cycle around the city to art pieces commissioned by the WAC. There are a few routes (from downtown to St. Vital or just in downtown area), stopping at some of their public art. The WAC member talks about the art work, why it was commissioned, who the artists are, etc.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Jody Reaburn jdreaburn2@gmail.com or 204-269-7587.

Cycle on a new section of Trans Canada Trail in Lac du Bonnet area

September 13, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Cycle on a new section of Trans Canada Trail in Lac du Bonnet area, from Pinawa Dam west and then north through a wildlife management area, on a new trail. Distance about 10 km one way, flexible depending on the group.

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kathy Picard kdpicard@mymts.net or 1-204-345-8422. Note: Advise Kathy if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike Bittersweet Ski Trails

October 11, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Hike Bittersweet Ski Trails (near Asherne, MB), with possibility of ski trail maintenance if needed.

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Marilyn Hearn 204-895-4659 or marilyn_hearn@hotmail.com. Note: Advise Marilyn if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Fall Hike around Lake Minnewasta just outside Morden

October 18, 2017
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Fall Hike around Lake Minnewasta just outside Morden enjoying the scenic lake views on a single track trail with some challenging terrain.

 

Contact / Registration: 

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