Snowshoes and nature

Length:
approximately 2h30-3h00

Package without meal

Available from December to mid-March. Upon reservation only.

STROLL IN THE FOREST

A guide accompanies the visitors on snowshoes in the forest to initiate them to the natural environment that surrounds them.

Since this is an outdoor physical activity, we recommend that you wear warm clothing depending on the weather and that you bring along extra clothes.

GUIDED TOUR

With a guide wearing the traditional apparel.

Visit of the Yänonhchia’, the long house, where is showed the traditional way of life and the social organisation at the Europeans arrival. Techniques of food preservation (smoker and dryer for the meat). Reminder of means of transportations of the old time. Initiation to the spiritual life of the Huron people. Sweat lodge and medicine of our ancestors. Giant tipi, discovery of the different First Nations and actual situation of the Hurons-Wendat people.

MEDICINE WHEEL MAKING

Made of deer leather and goose and pheasant feathers, the medicine wheel is used to chase away illness. The cross represents the four cardinal points and intends to protect each and every home around the world. The caribou bones are symbol of luck.