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Guided walks and obstacle course on snowshoes, games of skills, sash weaving demonstration, photo archives exhibit, Day camp, and more...
Everyone is welcome to participate in a family-friendly obstacle course on snowshoes and games of skill in the spirit of carnivals of the past.
DEMONSTRATION OF TRADITIONAL SASH WEAVING
Did you know that finger weaving dates from prehistory? This technique was elaborated by American Indians and transmitted to French Canadian woodsman. Come see craftswoman France Hervieux, traditional sash weaving specialist.
EXHIBIT "WINTER ON THE MOUNTAIN 150 YEARS AGO"
An exhibit of archival documents and photographs to discover the fascinating history of winter sports on Mount Royal dating 150 years.
SNOWSHOE WALKS “BY THE LIGHT OF THE CITY”
Do something out of the ordinary on a Saturday night by taking a magical snowshoe hike and enjoying a hot chocolate break along the forest trails.
LES AMIS’ 5 À SOUPE
Before heading out for a hike or just to take a break, the Café des Amis at Maison Smith offers a special snowshoers’ meal-in-a-soup in a convivial atmosphere. ($)
Every day during Spring Break Les amis de la montagne invite the whole family to participate to the snowshoe guided walks to explore the mountain, be on the lookout for animal tracks and listen for bird songs. A family activity, starting at 8 years old. Snowshoes and hot chocolate included!
MARCH BREAK DAY CAMP ON MOUNT ROYAL
New this year, Les amis de la montagne is organizing a March break day camp for children 7 to 11 years old to experience a variety of outdoor activities and winter discoveries on Mount Royal during their holiday. According to snow conditions: skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, inner-tubing and great games on the mountain. The camp is offered in French.
Day care service is offered from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at an additional cost of $10 per day.
Les amis de la montagne’s equipment rental counter is located on the main floor of the Beaver Lake pavilion
To find out about conditions related to outdoor activities before your outing, contact us at 514 843-8240, ext. 0 or the Ville de Montréal at 514 280-8989 or see the Grands Parcs website.
The complete calendar of events is available on Les amis de la montagne’s website at themountroyal.qc.ca.