This snowshoe adventure involves a steep climb to the base of a historical fire tower and then along the Acclimatization Trail which follows a ridge with several ups and downs and along some wetlands. Snowshoe poles and modern snowshoes are advisable. Snowshoes and poles rentals are available at the Haliburton Highlands Water Trails office. Suitable for adults, teens, and children 10+ No dogs please.



DATE: Saturday, February 8

START TIME: 10:00 am (9:30 of renting snowshoes)

DURATION: 3 hours, 5 km

LOCATION: Haliburton Highlands Water Trails office (Frost Centre) 20130 Hwy 35

RATING: Challenging


AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter, water, snowshoes

LEADER: Wally Ozog

LEADER BIO: Wally is an avid hiker, snowshoer, and a cross country skier. As a resident of Algonquin Highlands, he has hiked all the local trails including Algonquin Park. Since retirement he has enjoyed the trails of the Canadian Rockies, Newfoundland, Scotland, England, Spain, Australia, New Zealand Argentina, and Peru. Wally is a certified hike leader (Hike Ontario).

DIRECTIONS: Located on Hwy 35 approximately. 23 km north of Carnarvon and 12 km south of Dorset. Meet at the office of the Haliburton Highlands Water Trails (705‐766‐9033). The distance from Haliburton is approximately 47km. The distance from Minden is approximately 38km. GPS coordinates: N 45.1591. W 78.8448

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