2014 Victoria County Winter ActiveFest (Feb. 14-March 16)

BellEstateVictoria, Subd. B-20130219-02311 February 14 – March 16, 2014
3rd Annual Victoria County “Take The Roof Off Winter” ActiveFest 2014

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February 14 (KICK OFF)
Sweetheart of a Deal Day – 10 am to 5 pm & Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe in the Evening – 7:30-9:00 pm
North Highlands Nordic Ski Facility, Cape North
Complimentary Trail Day Pass Ski/Snowshoe all day. Rentals available. Come one, come all as you do not want to miss this opportunity, especially new enthusiasts. North Highlands Nordic wishes to introduce more people to the healthy life activities of skiing and snowshoeing this winter. Give it a try, you’ll love it. For further information, please call 902-383-2479

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Valentine’s Day Moonlight Snowshoe/Ski
Valentine’s Day Moonlight Snowshoe/Ski
“Take your Heart and your Sweetheart for a Winter Walk”

Friday, February 14, 2014
7 PM – Join us on a moonlight trek to the Alexander Graham Bell Estate. Snowshoes or cross country skis-poles are recommended. We will travel on the lower part of the high level road to Beinn Bhreagh Hall and return. (Distance approximately 4.5 km)

Enjoy lovely views of Kidston Island, Baddeck, Washabuckt, Boularderie Island and of the Boisdale Hills up to Iona. The first part of the trail has a gentle incline and is mostly sheltered. Dress in layers, and bring water.

Poles are recommended – A headlamp may be helpful if it is cloudy.

Please register with Vince, Naturally Active, Physical Activity Department @ 295-3661 by Feb 14th at noon. (Weather permitting) – Hope you can come! Tim Horton’s Hot Chocolate provided to keep you warm!

Eileen Woodford, Leader ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Naturally Active Victoria County extends warm thanks to Hugh Muller and Grosvenor Blair for allowing us to access the estate for this event.

February 15 (OFFICIAL OPENING at Ski Cape Smokey)
Let’s Officially Open Winter ActiveFest at a Great Facility! THE GIANT 101.9 RADIO WILL BE BROADCASTING LIVE ON LOCATION AT SKI CAPE SMOKEY FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM, COME JOIN THE FUN. Tim Hortons Refreshments available.
*Special: Two for the price of one on Lift passes. Pay only $15 for a Lift pass and a friend receives a free Lift pass.
Also – Dance in Lounge (Ski Cape Smokey) Saturday night, February 15th from 9PM – 1AM. For all the latest information at Ski Cape Smokey: https://www.facebook.com/capesmokey

Ingonish River Valley Snowshoe Hike
Starts at 10:00 am at the Ingonish River sign in Ingonish Harbour. (Only One mile beyond Ski Cape Smokey). Will snowshoe up the South Side of the River for approximately four miles and return by the same route. This hike is on flat terrain. The moose are plentiful in the Valley this time of year. This Hike will be 3-4 hours long. Will have to cross a few small brooks, so wear waterproof footwear. For further information, please contact Guide Lawrence Barron lawrencebarron@hotmail.ca

-Winter Fun for Everyone! Check us out on our new website for all updates: http://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/events/
-Also, Visit us on Facebook for all the latest up-to-date activities for you and your family! https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaCountyWinterActivefest

http://www.recreationns.ns.ca/take-the-roof-off-winter/