People passionate about nature

Grey Hares

Camping at Black Lake

August 21, 2012 to August 23, 2012
Grey Hares / 1.5

Camping, hiking and canoeing or kayaking at Black Lake, Nopiming Park. More leisure time for swimming by doing most of the paddling on Black Lake, rather than portaging!

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley at 233-8395. Register by Aug.15. (co-leader Jerry Zaste).

Spring Photo Tour

May 16, 2012
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Drive through the Whiteshell with Al and Thelma Ross. Capture the colours, get tips on photography from a professional, or just enjoy the trip and company! No hiking, an easy trip.

Contact / Registration: 

Al Ross at 853-2047.

Visit to Hutterite Colony

September 12, 2012
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Doris Orchyk is organizing a visit to a Hutterite Colony, west of Elie.  Visit will take place from 9 a.m. to aprox 1 p.m, lunch included.  If you have any dietary issues, please bring your own lunch.  There will be a small collection taken for this and there may also be an opportunity to buy goods and crafts.

Contact / Registration: 

This is a trip from 2012 and registration is no longer possible. To see our current trips please visit our outdoor activity pages.

Visit to the Guffleworfs

September 19, 2012
Grey Hares / 1.5

Combine a bike ride and lunch with a visit to the "Guffleworfs" - imaginative, amusing creations of people made out of sticks by Len Van Roon, a Charleswood resident.  Leave from Varsity View SportsPlex at 9:45 a.m. to bike the Harte Trail to his place.  After enjoying the Guffleworfs, bike to lunch - place to be determined.  Options available for those who do not wish to bike.

Contact / Registration: 

Rosemary McVicar at 204-832-7998 or

Cycle to St. Adolphe

September 26, 2012
Grey Hares / 1.5

Cycle to St. Adolphe from South Winnipeg. Cycle past the U of M, King's Park, along Cloutier Trail, through St. Norbert and along Red River Rd to St. Adolphe, with lunch at the Darakeh Restaurant.

Contact / Registration: 

Marilyn Hearn at 204-895-4659

Fall Photo Tour in Whiteshell

October 3, 2012
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Driving around the Whiteshell with Al and Thelma Ross.  Come enjoy the Whiteshell in the Fall, capture the fall colours, get tips on photography from a professional, or just enjoy the trip and company!  No hiking, an easy trip.

Contact / Registration: 

Al Ross at 204-853-2047

MTC Backstage Tour & Lunch

October 10, 2012
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Meet at the MTC Box Office door at 10 a.m. for a backstage tour.  Note: stair climbing is involved.  Tour lasts aprox. 1 hour, afterwards, we will walk to the Free Press News Cafe or elsewhere in the Exchange District for lunch.  Pre-registration by Oct 3 is required, max 20 people.

Contact / Registration: 

Rosemary McVicar at 204-832-7998

Ski the Pinawa Trails

February 27, 2013
Grey Hares / 3.5

7km's on easy sakting and classic trails on the Pinawa Golf Course; 40km's of classic trails of varying levels of difficulty in Canadian Shield, forested trails and warming huts.  An easy ski on the Golf Course is possible for a leisurely group.  The Pinawa Club is right at the trail head. 
NOTE: rate is 2-4 (golf course 1)

Contact / Registration: 

Phone Ted Harvey at 204-889-5725 to register.

Cycle Matlock to Gimli

June 5, 2013

Have lunch at Amma's Tea Room and tour the Icelandic Museum (admission $3-6) before returning.  Option for someone else to lead hike in/around Gimli, possibly meeting up for lunch.

Contact / Registration: 

Phone Marilyn Hurrell for details and to register at 204-832-8908.

Pinawa Channel

July 3, 2013
Grey Hares / 2

Canoe/kayak depending on water levels.  Alternately, hike/bike from Pinawa Suspension Bridge to Old Pinawa, with a chance to explore the ruins at Old Pinawa Dam.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kathy Picard for more info at 204-345-8422.