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Nature Manitoba Outings

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. Before registering for a trip please review the safety requirements and the difficulty rating 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.


Rating

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.

Winnipeg River Outing

December 1, 2018
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is your chance to get a start on your winter list. We hope to see lingering waterfowl, such as Long-tailed Duck and Harlequin Duck, or rare gulls.

Contact / Registration: 

Call Peter Taylor at 204-753-2977 for details or to register.

Towering Cottonwood Trail and Kildonan Park

December 9, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

At the north end of Winnipeg, hike for about two hours alongside the riverine trails through Kildonan Park and a riparian cottonwood forest. Conclude with a potluck lunch at your fearless leader's home.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Register after December 1, contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net

Christmas Bird Count 2018/19

December 16, 2018
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is a great opportunity to see some wintering birds in the city. Join tens of thousands of other birders across North America in this event and help contribute to our knowledge of winter bird distribution. A potluck dinner and compiling session will be held afterwards.

Contact / Registration: 

Please contact Rudolf Koes well before the count date, at 204-661-0763 for details or to register. More information at a later date.

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.