Story of Snowshoes

Snowshoe Story Telling

Your family or group loves snowshoeing, here is a great event for you – A Story about Snowshoes

yours outdoors logoListen the stories behind a outstanding collection of heritage snowshoes and a few great snowshoe treks.

You will talk the walk with Craig MacDonald, historian and retired out of doors recreation specialist from Algonquin Park.

This event is put on by Your Outdoors in the Haliburton Highlands – Price is $10/person.


What is Your Outdoors

Yours Outdoors is actually a local community of guides, environmental and outdoor specialists, artists, local characters, accommodators, restaurateurs and other service providers committed to providing high quality, unique and authentic experiences, and excellent customer services.

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snowshoe across Beaver Pond

Telling Our Stories  -  A Speakers Series

A Story of Snowshoes

When is Event

  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • January 6,2016

Where is Event

  • Fish Hatchery
  • 6712 Gelert Rd
  • Haliburton, Ontario

Admission - $10 per person

A portion of the proceeds is going to be donated to a local conservation organization.

To reserve your seat call 705-754-3436 or email


snowshoeing waterfalls

The Stories on Snowshoeing

snowshoeing shoeCome hear the stories behind a remarkable collection of heritage snowshoes and snowshoe adventures with recreation expert, Craig MacDonald.

Craig worked 47 years with the Ontario Government and for the past 24 years as Recreation Specialist in Algonquin Park.

Earlier to that he was your Recreation Specialist at the Frost Centre and responsible for the development of the Centre's canoe routes and skiing trails.


Craig is also referred to as the Map Man of Temagami.

snowshoeing fixHe researched and developed a full-color map depicting traditional snowshoe and canoe routes from the Temagami region as they were in 1900.

It is the most comprehensive map of traditional routes actually made in Canada.

Craig has gone on annual snowshoeing expeditions for the past 38 years.

This have taken him through countless wilderness regions in Eastern Canada including a three week trip throughout Algonquin Park.

In his spare time he manufactures winter camping equipment and enjoys to be in the woods at all times of the year.

If your interests are in the wintertime sport of shoeshoe trips or enjoy snowshoeing through the forest and lakes then listen and learn with the specialists.

Come out to This Snowshoe Story Event.



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