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Snowshoe Magazine: “Escape to an Unforgettable Winter Experience

Found out that the best way to enjoy your  winter experience is to have fun with it, rather than just to struggle with the snow–in the photo above  you’ll see a snowshoe family expedition.   Cabot Shores is open 4 seasons each year.    Our guests make the most of winter fun, I’ve always said since …

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All on a Winter’s Day…..

Neither of us has had breakfast yet but we are setting out on our morning snow shoe: The sun is out, the sky a deep blue; some clouds in from the West – better not wait…. …crossing  the pond, now frozen, to the beach, normally accessible by ferry, swimming, or not at all – except …

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Winter comes early this year

I’m eating my words (and kale) these days- after telling everyone who wants to know what Cape Breton winters are like, “oh, the real snow doesn’t come until the 2nd or 3rd week in January….we pick greens from the garden at Christmastime” – and everyone is impressed.  Not so this time. I just harvested the …

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Fun Downhill Skiing at Cape Smokey

Cape Smokey is a nice little ski area on the Cabot Trail, right at the edge of Ingonish.
It is open through March, from Friday through Sunday and everyday during March Break.
Staffed by volunteers, the rentals and skiing are very economical.  And best of all are the
views you get of Ingonish Island, Ingonish Harbor and Middlehead.
The conditions were good the day I visited in March and I couldn’t help but look out on the
Harbour, each time I got to the top.   Pack ice comes in from the Atlantic and forms an amazing
vista.
 
There aren’t many skiiers there on a Friday, so the […]