Category Archive: skiing

Mar 23 2014

Skating on snow

The winter of 2013-2014 was the first “real” winter in Southern Ontario for quite some time. I am always one who rolls with the punches, so there was no better time to take advantage of the excellent snow conditions. Three-metre high snow drifts on Dufferin County Route 124 anyone? Except for the more challenging conditions …

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Apr 02 2013

Winter-lude

The winter of 2011-2012 was one that shall not be mentioned ever. This winter was much better, in terms of both amount and quality of snow. Aside from a dry spell in the middle of January, I was able to look forward to a full day of classic skiing every weekend. Now that all facilities …

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Jan 02 2012

Cross Country Skiing… Finally!

Blue Mountain Lookout

The snow took its time to show up this winter. While this is generally a positive thing, it kept my new old classic skis (that I bought used last spring) in my closet. Finally, on the last week of Decemember, there was just barely enough snow in the Collingwood area to form the base, and …

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