By popular demand, our Snowshoe/ice trek to the Grotto is back! Indulge your senses with a memorable guided snowshoe expedition through Bruce Peninsula National Park to the famous Grotto.
Rating: This adventure is rated moderate. Expect to travel 5 km outdoors in winter conditions for 4 hours. Snowshoeing or hiking over uneven terrain with some slippery sections, cliff edge, moderately steep descents and climbs.
Where: Meet at Cyprus Lake parking lot 1.
When: Saturdays and Thursdays, January through February.
What to bring: Warm layered winter clothes and especially warm comfortable winter boots. A day pack with a water bottle or a thermos. Snacks and a packed lunch. Snowshoes if you have them. No snowshoes? No problem! EcoAdventures can provide new modern snowshoes for all participants. Should conditions warrant you will be fitted with ice cleats instead of snowshoes.
Price: $65.00 (+HST). *Parking at Bruce Peninsula National park is an additional $11.70 per vehicle + $7.90 per person, payable when you park.
On route discover frozen inland lakes, traverse billowy snow-draped landscapes and learn to recognize tracks of the wild animals that inhabit this ecological treasure. Travel forest trails to emerge atop the rugged cliff lined coast of Georgian Bay and experience the ice-sheathed rock faces, amazing vistas, ancient trees, and the icy surface of the “sixth Great lake”. Wend your way to ice level and explore the magical sea caves. Savour the solitude while your guide regales you with wintry tales of how people, plants and animals survive and thrive in this rugged icy paradise.
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