Potton Heritage Association

2015 Winter Activities

[Last update : February 25th – 9 pm]

Discover our Historical and Natural Heritage
Snowshoe – Cross Country Ski  (walk if no snow)

  2015 Winter Activities  {429.8 KiB}

Sunday, 2014 December 21th, 6:45 am

Winter solstice at the summit of Owl’s Head. Meet at chairlift at 6:45 am sharp.
Welcome winter and celebrate the return of the Sun!
Cost of chairlift: $12 (Free for owners of a day or season ski pass).
Buffet breakfast at 8 am: cost of $8.
Reservations before December 17th with Carol Bishop, 450-292-4844.
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Saturday, January 10th, 10 am
Easy to intermediate snowshoe excursion on the mountain bike trail at Owl’s Head.
Leader: André. Meet in the ski parking lot.
Hosts: Wendy and André, 450-292-3146 (max. 35 people).

Saturday, January 17th, 10 am
Easy to intermediate snowshoe excursion in the Ruiter Valley.
Leader: Hans. Meet at 171 Ruiter Brook Road.
Hosts: Hans and Angèle, 450-292-3566 (max. 30 people).

Saturday, January 24th, 1:30 pm
Easy snowshoeing or cross country skiing in the nature reserve between Sugar Loaf and Elephantis Mountains.
Meet at 50 Hilmar-Krausser. Scottish flavour in honour of poet Robbie Burns.
Hosts: Diane and Michael, 450-292-4432 (max. 34 people).

Saturday, January 31st, 1:30 pm
Easy snowshoe excursion on wooded land. Meet at 265 Province Hill. Flavor of Lac Saint-Jean.
Hosts: Martin and Sylvie, 450-292-4129 (max. 30 people).

Saturday, February 7th, 10 am
Both an intermediate and an easy trail in the woods. Meet at 89 chemin Fontaine.
Hosts: Janine and Richard, 450-292-3780 (max.30 people).

Saturday, February 14th, 10 am
Easy snowshoeing or cross country skiing on the golf course trails.
$5 Fees per person to access the trails.
Meet at 181 Owl’s Head Road. Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Hosts: Édith and Christian, 450-292-0547 (max. 45 people).

Saturday, February 21st, 10 am
Easy to intermediate snowshoe excursion in the Ruiter Valley Land Trust.
Meet at 139 West Hill Road. Leader: Frank Ruiz.
Hosts: Hilary and Michael, 450-292-3748 (max. 36 people).

Saturday, February 28th, 10 am
Difficult snowshoe excursion in the nature reserve of Pevee Mountain or intermediate walk up the Mountain. Meet at 14 chemin des Hêtres. Leader: Ralph Milot.
Hosts: Ralph and Yolande (max. 15 people), Lucie and Michel (max. 15 people), 450-292-0430.

Saturday, March 7th, 10 am
Intermediate snowshoe excursion or easy walk on a private land.
Meet at 15 chemin Maurice Coté. Please park on the road near the entrance.
Hosts: Fiona and David, 450-292-0797 or e-mail to  fionacampbell13@yahoo.ca
(max. 30 people).

Saturday, March 14th, 10 am
Easy snowshoe excursion on wooded land. Meet at 504 chemin du Lac.
Hosts: Hélène and Gilles, 450-292-4479 (max. 28 people).

Sunday, April 19th, 10 am
All members are invited to the 25th Annual General Assembly of Potton Heritage Association convened for Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 10 a.m. in the Town Hall in Mansonville.
You are cordially invited to a Spring brunch which will be served at the conclusion of the Meeting, around 12:30. Price : $ 25 per person. Please bring the beverage of your choice.
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  • Excursions are free of charge to Association members, $5 required from non-members, in addition to meal charge.
  • Excursions are cancelled if weather is inclement.
  • Meal charge after excursion in private homes: $10 each, member and guest, to defray cost of hosting the group.
  • Please be kind enough to make reservations for lunch in a private home, since space is limited. Also, in the case of cancellations, please let your host know at least 2 days in advance, failing which you will be required to pay your host. If you’re not able to attend, perhaps others could take your place.

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  2015 Winter Activities  {429.8 KiB}