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DID YOU KNOW?  Winter Sport in Canada – According to Stats Can, of the top ten most-played sports by the Canadian population aged 15 and over, only two are winter sports – hockey and downhill skiing. Hockey ranked second to golf, and downhill skiing ranked eighth, according to the Statistics Canada 2005 General Social Survey, Sport Supplement. The same study reports that while males vastly outnumber females in participation in ice hockey (25.9 to 4.2%), females slightly out-participate males in downhill or alpine skiing by 2.3%.

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Discover the magic of the Algonquin Log Cabin

The Algonquin Log Cabin offers an intimate and cozy base to ski, snowshoe and dogsled. Located at Algonquin Park access point #1, the hilly terrain that surrounds the Log Cabin provides fantastic lookouts and is ideal for snowshoeing and backcountry skiing.

   Afterwards you’ll want to return for lakeside saunas and their famous regional appetizers served up fireside. With just six bedrooms, the Log Cabin comfortably accommodates a small group of up to 12. To book your adventure visit voyageurquest.com and for other great Ontario winter adventures visit ontariooutdoor.com.  READ MORE

I had expected our kids could play in the snow at a ski resort, but would have to wait until they turned three years old before their indoctrination into all things skiing. But my wife and I managed to get each of our children into the back-country for daylong ski touring long before their first birthdays. As you might imagine, they didn’t actually stand up on skis until . . .  READ MORE



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Skiing is a great family sport because it so easily allows multiple generations to have fun together. And after starting a family of my own, I realized just how early we could venture into the hills together.

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