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Hiking

Cultural East Exchange Walk

May 23, 2018
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Take a walk along Lily Street and learn the history of the area through art and sculpture with artist, Sean McLachlan. Sean recently completed a series of public artworks looking at the history and change in the East Exchange as it evolves as one of Winnipeg's oldest neighbourhoods. After the tour, lunch together at a restaurant in the area for those interested. 

Contact / Registration: 

Phone Julia Schoen for details and to register 204 269-8004. Please note registration is limited to 20 people.

Fort Gibraltar Tour, Walk Whittier Park and/or Lagimodière-Gaboury Park

October 17, 2018
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Explore Fort Gibraltar with our enthusiastic tour guide, Colin Mackie, Heritage and Education Programs Manager for Festival du Voyageur. Bring a bagged lunch followed by the walk. All up-to-date information is at http://greyhares-anita.blogspot.com  

Contact / Registration: 

Deadline to register is October 10, however “expressions of interest” are requested ASAP for planning purposes. Contact Kevin & Anita Miller at k.a.miller@mts.net

Beach to Border Hike, South Whiteshell Provincial Park

June 17, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

In honour of Father's Day and all the good guys out there, do these fellas a favour and drag them out for this 12 km hike from West Hawk Lake to the Manitoba/Ontario border along the Great Trans Canada Trail. We shall also do a short infiltration of about one km around the Hunt Lake trailhead to look at the bog and rock outcroppings.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Register after June 9th by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

Bird's Hill Provincial Park Hike

July 2, 2018
General Trips / NOVICE

We will meet at 9 : 30 am at Perkins parking lot at Lagimodière ( Highway 59 ) and Regent . Bring water and lunch and appropriate gear. Maximum 10 km hike follwed by swim .Tripleader plans on going swimming . 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Alain ( Al ) Louer at 204-235-1790 or email alainlouer@hotmail.com

Hike the Great Trail east from Steele’s Ferry Lookout in Spruce Woods Provincial Park

September 29, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE
Hike the Great Trail east from Steele’s Ferry Lookout in Spruce Woods Provincial Park.  Enjoy prairie vistas, views of the Assiniboine River and oxbow lakes. 
Distance 15 KM  Possible dinner afterwards at Sand Hills Casino.

Contact / Registration: 

  To register e-mail David at davidspector@shaw.ca

Hike 'n Eat around Gardenton Park

September 2, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

FOR NATURE MANITOBA MEMBERS ONLY - Join Rose for the first autumnal fall dinner of 2018 at Gardenton in southeast manitoba. We will hike around the tall grass prairie areas for about 10km, view some historic sites, and take pictures of scenic vistas.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Register after August 26th by emailing Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net

Hike 'n Eat; The Roland Pumpkin Fair

October 6, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

FOR NATURE MANITOBA MEMBERS ONLY. Hike around the Manitoba Escarpment for about 10-12 km, then enjoy the displays of inexplicably huge vegetables (pumpkin, squash, tomato, watermelon) at the Roland Pumpkin Fair. Realizing even you cannot eat that much, we will avail ourselves of smaller portions at the town's full-course harvest dinner. 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Register after Sept 28th by emailing Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net

Delta Marsh Hike

September 30, 2018
General Trips / NOVICE

Join Roger on hike at Delta Marsh beside  Lake Manitoba.Possibility of fishing silver bass , carp or other. There will be a potluck and BBQ afterwards . Meeting place is  Polo Park Shopping Centre at southwest corner of parking lot at 9 am .

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register contact Roger Sutherland at 204-451-1219

Hike in Whiteshell Provincial Park

November 11, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

On this symbolic and important day of observance, let's enjoy our absolute freedom and ability to do so in the great outdoors. We shall hike around Whiteshell Provincial Park for about 10 km., probably at Pine Point Rapids (the previous excursion there was cancelled) and Nutimik Lake, perhaps with an outdoor BBQ afterwards. 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Register after November 4th by emailing Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net

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.

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

Full Moon Rising - Hike 'n Dine in Birds Hill Park

December 22, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

For Nature Manitoba members only. Hike the Lime Kiln Trail in Birds Hill Park (ca. 8 km.) starting in late afternoon, bring food for a potluck in the warming shack, then return in the evening with a full moon rising. Depending on the amount of snow and if this becomes a groomed ski trail, may have to switch locations.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Registration starts December 15, contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net 

Seine River hike from Happyland Park to Whittier Park

February 10, 2019
General Trips / NOVICE

Please join Roger for hike on Seine River from Happyland Park to Whittier Park . A shuttle will be done. Meeting place is 10 a.m. at Fort Gibraltar parking lot in Saint Boniface where Festival du Voyageur is held. 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219.

St Boniface Hike

December 15, 2018
General Trips / NOVICE

Please join me for about a 2 hour hike with loop in St boniface and Forks . Meeting place is 10 am at soon to be open open Dairy Queen ( formerly Robins Donuts ) on Provencher Boulevard beside Seine River. 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Please contact Alain ( Al) at 204-235-1790 or email alainlouer@hotmail.com

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