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Manitoba Winter Wonders



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No.1, Vol.3 | Winter 2013 | Tell a friend | Trouble viewing this page?
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Ride the Wind: Prairie snow kiters harness the breeze and surf the drifts

Mountain slopes are for sissies. Manitoba’s snow kiters strap on their boards, harness themselves to enormous sails and blast across the snow-covered prairies in a thrilling and chilling ride. [READ STORY]

Events Listing

Trappers' Life
February 13 - 17
Celebrate life in the north during the 97th-annual Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival in The Pas. Test your skills as a trapper during canoe packing, trap setting, moose calling and bannock baking contests. The three-day festival includes an arts and crafts show, a dog race and beard growing contest. For more information call 204-623-2912 or click here.

Quest For Fur
March 15
Relive the early days of Canada's fur trade during the Hudson Bay Quest, a 330-kilometre dog-sled race from Gillam to Churchill in Northern Manitoba. This traditional, self-sufficient sledding expedition traces the history and route of the fur trade used by The Hudson’s Bay Company and Churchill-area traders. For more information call 204-675-2887 or click here.

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