Winterlude and its famous Ice Hogs!
Winterlude- From February 2 to 18, 2007, enjoy the 29th edition of the famous Winterlude! A one-of-a-kind family activity in the company of the Ice Hogs: ice sculptures, slides and snow structures, dog and horse sleds, entertainment. While you’re there, why not go ice-skating on a section of the longest skating rink in the world, the Rideau Canal!
Phone 1: 819-239-5000
Phone 2: 800-465-1867
Moonlight snowshoeing, port and chocolate!
Reservation Outaouais- Live an unforgettable experience: a guided excursion under the stars in Gatineau Park! Legends and story-telling will make your evening even more poetic and at the top of the mountain, savour port and chocolate! To finish off this amazing night, enjoy a delicious 5-course meal of regional cuisine at Restaurant L’Orée du bois.
Phone 1: 819-778-2222
Phone 2: 800-778-2222
For cross-country lovers
Canadian Ski Marathon- February 10 and 11, 2007, take part in an annual two-day run covering 160 km of picturesque landscapes, only accessible one weekend per year. The trek between Gatineau and Lachute, going through Montebello, consists of about 10 sections of approximately 15 km each. Whether you travel 12 km or the Marathon’s full 160 km, you’ll live an unforgettable adventure!
Phone 1: 819-770-6556
Phone 2: 877-770-6556
From February 16 to 18, 2007, participate in the Keskinada Loppet, the largest cross-country ski event in Canada! Held in the majestic Gatineau Park, the 29th edition will feature events for all, from beginners to experts, where close to 3 000 skiers of all age will meet and compete! Call 819-595-0114 for more information.
Visit outaouais-tourism.ca for more details.