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General Trips

The TCT around West Hawk Lake

November 7, 2021
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

All participants must adhere to our COVID-19 protocols. Please review the protocols here before registering. Some trip leaders may require proof of full vaccination to attend their trips.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

rosek1066@mymts.net . For paid-up Nature Manitoba members who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, proof of both will be shown to trip leader.

Hike around Emerson

November 13, 2021
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

All participants must adhere to our COVID-19 protocols. Please review the protocols here before registering. Some trip leaders may require proof of full vaccination to attend their trips.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

rosek1066@mymts.net .  For paid-up Nature Manitoba members who are fully vaccinated agains COVID-19, proof of both will be shown to trip leader.

Revisited: Around the Bend & a Grand Trunk

December 12, 2021
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

As this was previously cancelled, let's try again and have an energetic morning start to Grey Cup day. This is a nice suburban hike in the southwest area around Breezy Bend golf course and onto the Headingley Grand Trunk Trail. Walking trails have been established through the neighbourhoods and forested regions, and the distance we do is totally dependent on the wind factor.

 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

This trip requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and paid-up membership to Nature Manitoba, plus adherence to all COVID protocols. Registration commences right now (!) - rosek1066@mymts.net .

As-close-to-the-winter-soltice-as-calendrically-possible Hike 'n Eat

December 19, 2021
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

To salute the upcoming wintry moon, let's hike around Birds Hill Provincial Park in the early afternoon on various walking trails. Then alongside a roaring fire, roast some hot dogs and have lunch (this is not a potluck) while the very early evening darkness sets in. Count on a couple of hours of hiking.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

This trip requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, adherence to all COVID protocols, and paid-up membership to Nature Manitoba. Registration commences December 13. Email rosek1066@mymts.net .

Hike and fish at Delta Beach along Lake Manitoba

May 15, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike followed by fishing  at Delta Beach along Lake Manitoba .Maximum 12 people . Unvaccinated people welcome . People fishing should have applicable licences . 

Bring clothing and footwear according to weather . Bring water and lunch.  Bring fishing gear if interested in fishing . 

Car pooling can be arranged . In vehicles masks will be worn.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Call Roger at 204-451-1219 or email sutherlandvroger@gmail.com

Hollywood Beach Hike on west side of Lake Manitoba

May 22, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Hollywood Beach along west side of Lake Manitoba . Maximum of 12 people .

Unvaccinated people welcome. 

Bring clothing and footwear according to weather . Bring water and lunch . 

Car pooling can be arranged . In vehicles masks will be worn.

Meet at  9am at Tim Horton's ( Unicity) 3649 Portage Ave 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Call Roger at 204-451-1219 

Hike Seven Sisters

June 4, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Seven Sisters in the Whiteshell area around where the Whitemouth River flows into the Winnipeg River .

Maximum 12 people.

Unvaccinated people welcome.

Bring clothing and footwear according to weather . Bring water and lunch .

Car pooling can be arranged . In vehicles masks will be worn.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call 204-451-1219 

Elk Island Hike

June 11, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Elk Island close to Victoria  Beach at Lake Winnipeg .

Unvaccinated people welcome.

Bring clothing and footwear according to weather including bathing suit as Victoria Beach to Elk Island is going through water . Bring water and lunch .

Car pooling can be arranged . In vehicles masks will be worn.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219 

Epinette Creek Trails – Spruce Woods Provincial Park *CANCELLED*

May 28, 2022
General Trips / ADVANCED

This trip has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hike the hilly Epinette Creek trails through forest and sand hills in Spruce Woods Provincial Park for a distance of 16 KM. Optional dinner in a restaurant after the hike. 

Contact / Registration: 

Participants must be double vaccinated against Covid-19. Contact / Registration:  E-mail David at davidspector@shaw.ca

Trans Canada Trail – Spruce Woods Provincial Park *CANCELLED

May 21, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED SUE TO POOR TRAIL CONDITIONS.

Hike the scenic Trans Canada Trail north from Kiche Manitou Lake to the Epinette Creek trail parking lot in Spruce Woods Provincial Park.  Distance – about 14 KM.  Short car shuttle.

Contact / Registration: 

Participants must be double vaccinated against Covid-19. Contact/Registration:  E-mail David at davidspector@shaw.ca

Hike Beausejour Urban Trails

April 9, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Explore the trail systems throughout the town of Beausejour with its history of the railroad and glass works factory for about 10 kms. This is for those who are fully COVID vaccinated, adhere to all Covid protocols, and be members of Nature Manitoba, and provide documented proof of everything.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Registration commences April 4. Email rosek1066@mymts.net .

Explore the new Monominto Hiking Trails

May 14, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Registration commences May 9. The Rural Municipality of Tache has created the brand new Monominto Trail ski and hiking system by reclaiming its old landfill dump area in the midst of a forest (ca. 7 km). Participants must be fully Covid vaccinated, adhere to all Covid protocols (like mine), and be Nature Manitoba members; documented proof of everything is required.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact rosek1066@mymts.net starting May 9.

Stompin' Thru Steinbach

May 7, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Registration commences May 2. Based on Steinbach's Heritage Walking Tour plus further explorations, hike through the historic streets and urban parks for an 8 km loop. We can do more for those who want to, as the town has invested in its parkways, bakeries and accessible paths. Warning: historic interpretation guaranteed.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Email Rose at rosek1066@mymts.net starting May 2.

Family Nature Club-Assiniboine Park

May 14, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to go explore the English Gardens and surrounding trails! We’ll be on the lookout for new birds that have just arrived, bugs that have emerged, and plants that have started sprouting in the gardens. Spring is in the air!

Contact / Registration: 

Meredith Stoesz-Register by email maistoesz@hotmail.com

Family Nature Club-Bunn's Creek

June 12, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to go explore Bunn's Creek Centennial Park! Let's see if we can find blooms, some birds, and who's buzzing around. 

Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain or shine!  Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides if you like.

Contact / Registration: 

Meredith Stoesz-Register by email maistoesz@hotmail.com

Family Nature Club-Brokenhead Wetland Trail

July 3, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to explore the Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail. We’ll be on the lookout and listening for some Boreal birds. We will also look for the amazing Orchids and Carnivorous Plants that call this Fen home.

Contact / Registration: 

Meredith Stoesz-Register by email maistoesz@hotmail.com

Hike McGillivray Falls

June 25, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike McGillivray Falls in   Whiteshell Provincial Park . Maximum 12 people. Unvaccinated people welcome.

Park pass required. Car pooling arranged . In cars people should wear masks.  Dress accordingly . Wear proper shoes and bring lunch and water. 

Meet at 8 am at R& R parking lot ( formerly Perkins )  at Lagimodière and Regent . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219

Pine Point Rapids Hike

July 9, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Pine Point Rapids in   Whiteshell Provincial Park . Maximum 12 people. Unvaccinated people welcome.

Park pass required. Car pooling arranged . In cars people should wear masks.  Dress accordingly . Wear proper shoes and bring lunch and water.

Meet at 8 am at R& R parking lot ( formerly Perkins )  at Lagimodière and Regent . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219

Elk Island Hike

July 23, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Elk Island at Victoria Beach at Lake Winnipeg  . Maximum 12 people. Unvaccinated people welcome.

 Car pooling arranged . In cars people should wear masks.  Dress accordingly . Bring swim suit as we have to go through water to get to island . Great swimming opportunities. Wear proper shoes and bring lunch and water.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219

Seine river paddle

August 1, 2022
Spur of the Moment / NOVICE

Paddle from Seine River at dock close to rue Lavérendrye on the east side of river close to where I live. There is parking on Lavérendrye , Laflèche and Notre Dame .

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Please contact Alain ( Al ) at 204-235-1790 or alainlouer@hotmail.comTrip leader has all COVID-19 vaccines but will accept unvaccinated people on paddle. 

Whitemouth River Hike

August 6, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Meet at Lagimodière Blvd and Regent in parking lot beside R & R restaurant ( formerly Perkins )  at 9 am .

 

Hike the trails along Whitemouth River close to Hadashville south of Trans Canada Highway .

Bring lunch, water, hat , proper footwear and clothing .

 

 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219.Unvaccinated people are welcome. 

Lake Minnewasta hike in Morden

August 20, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Meet at 9 am at McGillivary and Perimeter at  Humpty's ( Petro-Canada ) parking lot .

Hike Minnewasta Lake  in Morden .

 

Bring lunch, water, appropriate footwear , clothing , hat anmd sunscreen . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219.Unvaccinated people are welcome.

Hunt Lake Hike

September 10, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Hike Hunt Lake  in   Whiteshell Provincial Park . Maximum 12 people. Unvaccinated people welcome.

Park pass required. Car pooling arranged . In cars people should wear masks.  Dress accordingly . Wear proper shoes and bring lunch and water.

Hike is challenging through rugged Canadian Shield . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219

Family Nature Club-Assiniboine Forest

September 17, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to go explore the Assiniboine Forest! We’ll be on the lookout for migrating birds that are passing through, Fall flowers in bloom, and we'll explore the different habitats found within the forest.

Contact / Registration: 

Email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

Thanksgiving Weekend Mantario Canoe Trip

October 6, 2022 to October 11, 2022
General Trips / ADVANCED

Thanksgiving Weekend Mantario Canoe Trip - between October 6th - 11th (dependent on weather):
 
Join Donna Kurt with 7 other experienced canoeists for a 4 day trip to Mantario Cabin between October 6th and 11th, dependent on weather. 
 

Contact / Registration: 

To register email Donna at paddler@mymts.net   by September 23, 2022.

Bird's Hill Provincial Park Hike Tamarack Trail

September 24, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Hike Tamarack Trail in Bird'Hill Provincial Park  .  Unvaccinated people welcome.

Park pass required. Car pooling arranged . In cars people should wear masks.  Dress accordingly . Wear proper shoes and bring lunch and water.

Meet at 9 am at R& R parking lot ( formerly Perkins )  at Lagimodière and Regent . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219

Family Nature Club: Transcona Bioreserve

October 29, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to go explore the Transcona Bioreserve!

Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain or shine!  Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides if you like.

Contact / Registration: 

Please email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

Eastern Beaches Hiking

October 15, 2022
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

This trip is for those who are fully COVID vaxxed (meaning at least 3 shots), adhere to wearing face masks in my presence, and understanding that the pandemic is fully functioning. It is also time to show me your paid-up Nature Manitoba membership card. Let's do a bunch of short trails around Grand Beach and Victoria Beach and make it a full day. A provincial park pass is required.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Registration commences October 10. Contact rosek1066@mymts.net . 

Family Nature Club: Assiniboine Forest

November 20, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to come explore Assiniboine Forest! We’ll be on the lookout for birds, tracks, scat, and seeds! Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain, shine, or snow!  Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides.

Contact / Registration: 

Email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

Family Nature Club: Bunn's Creek Centennial Park

December 4, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to come explore Bunn's Creek Centennial Park. We’ll be on the lookout for birds, mammals, tracks, and scat! Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain or shine! Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides if you like.

Contact / Registration: 

Please email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

Mantario Cabin Ski Trip

January 13, 2023 to January 15, 2023
General Trips / ADVANCED

Brian Hydesmith will lead an experienced group of backcountry travellers to the Mantario cabin in the heart of Whiteshell’s  Mantario Wilderness Zone. This trip is rated as advanced, requiring you to have the gear and fitness to ski 22km across open lakes and portages.

Contact / Registration: 

Brian Hydesmith, hydesmith@gmail.com

Family Nature Club: Bunn's Creek Centennial Park

January 29, 2023
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to come explore Bunn's Creek Centennial Park. Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain or shine!  Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides if you like.

Contact / Registration: 

Email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

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