Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in Collingwood and area

Labour Day Weekend Excursions

  End Your Summer with a Visit to One of Collingwood and Blue Mountain Area Attractions   It’s not too late to get out and enjoy the fabulous sunshine and warm temperatures this weekend. Whether you’re interested in food, culture, … Continue reading

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Free Ice Fishing and Free Snowmobiling Trail Passes this Family Day Weekend

  If you are looking for a new activity to try this Family Day weekend, February 15-17 consider ice fishing. Ontario residents can fish this weekend without purchasing a licence.   Or for some fun on the trails, the OFSC … Continue reading

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Scenic Caves Nordic Centre is Open

  Get out and enjoy the early snow in the higher parts of The Blue Mountains.  The Scenic Caves Nordic Centre is open for cross-country skiing, with a base of around 10 cm of snow. Scenic Caves is a spectacular … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Resort Open for Skiing

  With our significant snow accumulation last week, cold temperatures and snow making efforts, Blue Mountain Resort officially opened some ski runs as of Saturday, November 30th. Provided that the current weather conditions remain steady throughout the coming days, the … Continue reading

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Tips for Trail Users During Hunting Season

Trail users need to be aware that hunting takes place in County Forests, conservation areas, Crown land, as well as on private land, with the permission of the property owner.   Deer hunting season in the Blue Mountains region is … Continue reading

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Fall Colour Report

  The coming days will be your last opportunities to enjoy the fall colours in Collingwood and Blue Mountains .  This is definitely the time to get out and enjoy the fall before the season is giving way to snow … Continue reading

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It’s Apple Harvest in The Blue Mountains

  The summer-like conditions we have had the last week have been so pleasurable and likely ideal for apple picking.  It’s harvest time for local orchard owners.  We look forward to celebrating a good crop this year during the upcoming … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Resort Remains Open for Skiing This Weekend

  Thanks to cool spring temperatures, some more snow flurries in Collingwood and the Blue Mountains this week, and a thick snow base this winter, Blue Mountain Resort ski hills are still open this weekend – the latest the resort … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Hiking

Preventing Airway and Muscle Pain   “What, exactly, happens to the body as temperatures drop? There are two key impacts when we’re exercising”, says Marilyn Adams, physiotherapy director for Canada Snowboard and lead physiotherapist for the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association.   … Continue reading

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The Ontario ROMP at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Here’s a great way to get out and enjoy the snow and winter weather and at the same time, help raise money for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. February 9, 2013 at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre     The Romp is … Continue reading

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3 Day Forcast

chancetstormsThursday
Partly cloudy skies this morning. Thunderstorms likely during the afternoon. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
POP:80
partlycloudyFriday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 18C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
POP:10

partlycloudyFriday
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 7C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h.
POP:10