Potton Heritage Association

2016 Winter Activities

[Last update : March 6th, 2016]
Discover our Historical and Natural Heritage
Snowshoe or Cross Country Ski
(walk if no snow)

Saturday, January 16th, 10 am
Easy to intermediate snowshoe excursion on the mountain bike trail at Owl’s Head.
Leader: André. Meet in the ski parking lot.
There will be a choice for a shorter or a longer excursion.
There is a fee of $5.00 to go on the trail.Tickets will be available with Andre
Hosts: Wendy and André, 450-292-3146 (max. 30 people).

Saturday, January 23rd, 1:30 pm [Please note the time in afternoon]
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Easy snowshoeing or cross country skiing in the nature reserve
between Sugar Loaf and Elephantis Mountains.
Meet at 50 Hilmar-Krausser Road. Scottish flavour in honour of poet Rabbie Burns.
Hosts: Diane and Michael, 450-292-4432 (max. 30 people).

Saturday, January 30th, 10 am
Easy snowshoe excursion on wooded land. Meet at 418 chemin Leadville.
Hosts: Béatrice and Karsten, 450-292-6872 (max. 30 people).

Saturday, February 6th, 10 am
Easy snowshoe excursion on wooded land.
(Walk if not enough snow)
Meet at 29 chemin White.
Hosts: Céline and Martin, 514-845-0829 or celine.bellot@umontreal.ca (max. 25 people).

Saturday, February 13th, 10 am
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Option A
Easy snowshoeing or cross country skiing on the golf course trails
We will walk (boots with crampons could be useful) if there is not enough snow.
$5 Fees per person to access the trails
Option B
A walk on chemin Owl’s Head to Édith’s place.
Please inform Édith of your choice, if possible by e-mail at
Meet at 181 Owl’s Head Road. Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Hosts: Édith and Christian, 450-292-0547 (max. 40 people).

Saturday, February 27th, 10 am
Easy snowshoe excursion in the woods in Saint-Étienne de Bolton.
Meet at Municipal Parking (rue du Parc).
Lunch at Bistro Coop du Grand Bois, 12 rue Principale. Cost $10 without drinks.
Leader: Frank Ruiz, 450-292-3542.

Saturday, March 5th, 10 am
Easy or difficult snowshoe excursion in the mountain. Meet at 369 route de Mansonville.
Hosts: Ghyslaine and Claude, 450-292-3780 (max. 25 people).

Saturday, March 12th, 10 am
Easy to intermediate snowshoe excursion on a private land. Meet at 15 chemin Maurice-Côté.
[Please park on road near the entrance]
Hosts: Fiona and David, 450-292-0797 (max. 30 people).

Sunday, April 17th, 10 am
All members are invited to the 26th Annual General Assembly of Potton Heritage Association
convened for Sunday, April 17, 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 : $ 20 per person. Please bring your beverage of choice in addition to your own place setting (cutlery & plates). [Agenda]


  • Excursions are free of charge to Association members, $5 required from non-members.
  • 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.

For additional information:

informationCarol Bishop : 514-481-6279
Janine Sourdif : 450-292-3780

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