Windy Lake Cross Country Skiing

The 36th most popular XC Ski in Ontario.

North of Sault Ste Marie, the Windy Lake area has 12 cross country ski trails totaling 50km groomed for classical and skate skiing rolling through forests. Windy Lake is only accessible by rail (disembark at Mile 122.5).

Overall, Windy Lake is the 36th most popular cross country ski area of all 48 Nordic ski destinations in Ontario.


Local Contact(s):  Ontario Visitors Bureau (800) ONTARIO; Road Conditions (416) 235-1110; Ontario Ski Council (416) 426-7262.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Base Camp:  Windy Lake Lodge (705) 942-0525

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  13807


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