Introduction to snowshoeing in Gatineau Park

Learn the basics of snowshoeing at this workshop offered by the Friends of
Gatineau Park. During this guided activity on trails 60 and 61, you will learn more about the following:

  • planning an outing and the equipment you will need
  • the Park’s different snowshoe trails
  • reading the landscape and getting your bearings
  • safety and outdoor ethics.

This Friends of Gatineau Park activity is for persons aged 13 and over who are in good physical condition. The activity includes a 1.5-hour snowshoe hike, after a short presentation at the Visitor Centre.

Bring a backpack, water and a snack, and make sure that you dress appropriately for the weather.

Participants can bring their own snowshoes or borrow a pair for free from the Friends of Gatineau Park (please let us know when making your reservation).raquettes-avec-les-amis-du-parc-de-la-gatineau

When
Saturday, January 14, 2017 (in French)
1 pm to 3 pm

Sunday, January 15, 2017 (in English)
1 pm to 3 pm

Cost
Member of the Friends of Gatineau Park
Adult: $16
Student (13 and over): $13
Senior (65 and over): $13

Nonmember
Adult: $20
Student (13 and over): $16
Senior (60 and over): $16

The cost does not include trail access. Those who do not have a season pass will have to buy a daily snowshoe pass at the Visitor Centre before the activity begins.

The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.

One response to “Introduction to snowshoeing in Gatineau Park

  1. Hi,
    $20 plus trail access is starting to be a lot of money for a one night outing and will exclude many people with low incomes and even is outrageous for me (financially comfortable) for a moment in the woods. I am a Friend member, and I also served on the Board for 2 years. The Parc is getting a place for the elite only. Not a good path.

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