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Kismet Creek Farm tour

Kismet Creek Farm tour

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 5, 2024

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Keith Sutton -- register at threedogz@shaw.ca

Time/Location: Meet at 9:45 AM at McDonald's on Fermor to arrange carpools.
Arrive at Kismet Creek Farm before 11:00.
Kismet Creek Farm is located 10 minutes south of Steinbach -- 70 km / 55 minutes from our meeting location. From highway 12, look for a big black & white sign with red heart. Turn east and go one mile to the corner of Road 29N and Road 35E (stop sign). Turn south. Park outside the fence. #28134 Road 35E. Map.

Description: "A forever place for animals in need -- Manitoba’s Premier Farm Sanctuary"

The soil is sandy there, not muddy, so we'll only cancel if it's actually raining, not just drizzling.
Food and vegetable scraps for animal feed greatly appreciated.

Cost: Adults $12.50, Seniors $10.

Bring: Your name tag, a lunch, appropriate footwear and clothing.

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Whitemouth River hike south of Hadashville

Whitemouth River hike south of Hadashville

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 9, 2024

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger  at 204-451-1219

Please join Roger and hike along the Whitemouth River south of Hadashville  and the Transcanada Highway . Please dress appropriately and  wear proper footwear .Bring  , hat , water and a lunch .

Meet at 9 am at Starbucks in Kildonan Crossing at Lagimodière ( Hwy  59)  and  Regent . Please  be aware that the Starbuck's  has moved  and is located around where the Royal Fork Buffet used to be.

Activity Type: 

Jun 9 2024
 
 
Camping / Paddling / Hiking at Black Lake in Nopiming Provincial Park

Camping / Paddling / Hiking at Black Lake in Nopiming Provincial Park

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 10, 2024 to June 13, 2024

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Kevin & Anita Miller -- register at k.a.miller@mts.net

As of Jun 6, campsites have been reserved by 31 people. There are still available campsites, so people can still join.

This year's follow-up to the successes of car-camping / day-paddling / day-hiking  trips at Rushing River in 2022 (24 Grey Hares) and Caddy Lake in 2023 (32 Grey Hares) is a car-camping / day-paddling / day-hiking trip at Black Lake in Nopiming Provincial Park from Monday June 10 to Thursday June 13 (4 days / 3  nights).  Grey Hares last camped / paddled / hiked at Black Lake in 2019; here are some photos.

The Black Lake campground has 51 non-seasonal basic campsites, pit toilets, and well water is from one pump. The nightly camping fee is only $11.55 per site per night.  Campsite reservations open on Friday April 12, but there should be plenty of available campsites in the Black Lake campground on weeknights in mid June, and reservations may not even be required.

A Manitoba Provincial Park Vehicle Permit is required.

A lovely beach is located at the edge of the campground. It's a perfect canoe and kayak launch.

Key features of almost all Grey Hares camping trips include carpooling, sharing of campsites, canoe partnering, and cooperative suppers at Grey Hares' Eureka Northern Breeze screen tent.

Paddling and hiking activities include:

Activity Type: 

Jun 10 2024 to Jun 13 2024
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cycle from Birds Hill town to Birds Hill Park's Cedar Bog Trail and hike (the sequel)

Cycle from Birds Hill town to Birds Hill Park's Cedar Bog Trail and hike (the sequel)

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 19, 2024

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Marcel Lacroix -- register at marcel_lacroix@hotmail.com or 204-231-8533

Location: Meet at the Duff Roblin Parkway parking lot just east Birds Hill town on Garven Road West.

Time: 9:00 AM.

Description: 
Cycling -- North on the Duff Roblin Parkway to Cedar Bog Trail in Birds Hill Park. 10K = 8K asphalt pathway + 2K crushed limestone pathway.
Hiking --  Hike on the Cedar Bog Trail with the objective of identifying as many wildflowers as possible.

Lunch: After the hike we will cycle to the beach for lunch.

Duration: Approximately 5 hours.

Bring: Your name tag, water, and lunch.

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Pembina Valley Provincial Park Hike

Pembina Valley Provincial Park Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 23, 2024

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Trip Leader: Gord Austin - please email gord.austin1@gmail.com to register.

Hike trails with beautiful vistas in Pembina Valley Provincial Park, about 8km [intermediate].  Scenic drive there and back.
Wear appropriate clothing and footwear; bring water and lunch.
Departure Location & Time:  A & W at southwest corner of McGillivray & Kenaston at 8:45am

Activity Type: 

Jun 23 2024
 
 
 
 
Cycle Matlock to Gimli

Cycle Matlock to Gimli

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 26, 2024

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Yvette Berube -- register at yvettel3208@gmail.com . Registration opens on June 20.

Location / Time: Meet at the Matlock Beach parking lot on Hwy 232 at 9:45 for a 10:00 AM departure. Don’t expect a washroom at Matlock Beach, but we will stop at Winnipeg Beach 7 km down the road.

Description: Cycle Matlock to Gimli, mostly on paved roads through cottage country. Picnic lunch on the beach, and return the same route. Total distance is about 45 km. If you are interested in being the ride's sweep, please tell Yvette when you register.

Bring: Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, spare tube and repair kit, name tag.

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Jun 26 2024
 
 
Paddle Seine River

Paddle Seine River

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

June 26, 2024

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Kevin & Anita Miller -- register at k.a.miller@mts.net .

Time: Meet before 9:30 AM. Launch before 10:00.

Launch location: Launch from either a few km north of Abinojii Mikanah or behind Morrow Gospel Church (just south of the Shorehill Bridge).

Description: We will paddle a completely different section of the river than we paddled on May 29.
From the launch location, paddle upstream, have lunch, and then paddle downstream back to the launch location. Total distance will be 12K to 16K. The Seine River within Winnipeg is fairly shallow and very popular, and there are dozens of potential locations to disembark if needed.
Paddling the Seine

Boats: If you don’t have a canoe or kayak, we can try to partner you with a canoe owner who is looking for a bow paddler.

Rating: Novice (bow paddler in the canoe of an experienced stern paddler) to intermediate.

Bring: Lunch, water, sunscreen, your name tag, and extra warm clothes.

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