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Snowshoe Thunder Beach Escarpment

Tiny, Canada

Experience hosted by Patrick

2.5 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 9 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

We start at Wingate Stable an original pioneer horse stable lovingly renovated into our beautiful home. At the beginning of the experience, we will discuss safety and basic instructions on how to use snowshoes, snowshoe bindings an their attachment to your boots. Snowshoeing is an easy sport to learn for those with medium physical abilities and no prior experience is necisary. Our snowshoe route takes you across our private one hundred acre property. Our experience goes through flat pastoral areas, hilly terrains, conifer forests that include white pine, red pine, cedar, hemlock, and spruce species. Also, we travel through mature hardwood stands which include maple, oak, birch, elm, basswood, cherry, beech, and numerous apple trees. We also pass by a beautiful creek the backyard to a significant aboriginal Huron ancient dwelling site named Toanche. There are many incredible vistas of Georgian Bay, Methodist Point and the Thunder Bay Beach escarpment! Deer, turkeys, rabbits, moose, and other animals are sometimes spotted including their tracks. In addition, bird watching is excellent which is why our pioneer farm is named Wingate (wing on gate). The snowshoe experience ends back at the stable. Snowshoes are provided.We have ample free parking. children 12+ can join this two and a half hour snowshoe experience
We start at Wingate Stable an original pioneer horse stable lovingly renovated into our beautiful home. At the beginning of the experience, we will discuss safety and basic instructions on how to use snowshoes, snowshoe bindings an their attachment to your boots. Snowshoeing is an easy sport to learn for those with medium physical abilities and no prior experience is necisary. Our snowshoe route takes you across our private one hundred acre p…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Snowshoe

Meet your host, Patrick

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 7 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Patrick has spent significant time snowshoeing this area as well as snowshoeing and winter camping in Quetico and Kilarney wilderness parks in Northern Ontario. Patrick has lived in the Thunder Beach area over thirty years and has significant knowledge of the forests and enjoys sharing this with his guests.
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From $32
/ person
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Where you'll be

Our snowshoe adventure takes you across pastoral areas, escarpment with view of the water, forest and to a beautiful creek.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Jay
December 2020
The snowshoe experience was so relaxing. The weather was perfect and Patrick played a great host. He is knowledgeable and welcoming. I would come back in an instant!
Joy
December 2020
Patrick is very friendly and knowledgeable about his land. We learned a lot about trees and really enjoyed the tour. He was even nice enough to offer my friend whose feet were cold a pair of wool socks, which is super nice of him. Would definitely recommend.
Patrick is very friendly and knowledgeable about his land. We learned a lot about trees and really enjoyed the tour. He was even nice enough to offer my friend whose feet were cold…
Sonia
December 2020
Patrick was very welcoming and knowledgeable about snowshoeing and the woods. We had a wonderful adventure thanks to Patrick's commentary and got to enjoy nature in the winter away from the city. Highly recommend this experience!
Emanuel
February 2021
It was a fun first time experience for us. Thanks Pat
C
February 2021
Snowshoeing was a blast! Thanks for a great trip Patrick !!
Gunmit
December 2020
Great experience! Great location! Great price! Our host Patrick was very friendly and sweet. We all had a great time Patrick!

Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 9 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Warm jacket

Snowpants (optional)