Bruce Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 5th most popular XC Ski in Ontario.

Southwest of Toronto near Hamilton, the 1,200 hectare Dundas Valley Conservation Area has a 40 km section of the Bruce Trail. It is located along the Niagra Escarpment through rolling deciduous forests past several waterfalls. The Bruce Trail is over 500 miles long running from Queenston to Tobermony and has 125 miles of side trails.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Dundas, follow Route 403 to Main Street in Hamilton. Continue east on Main Street to Osler Drive. Follow Osler to Governors Road and head east to the DVCA entrance.

Overall, Bruce Trail is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 48 Nordic ski destinations in Ontario.

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Local Contact(s):  Bruce Trail Org (800) 665-4453; Dundas Valley (905) 627-1233; Ontario Visitors Bureau (800) ONTARIO; Canadian Explorer Guides (888) 238-8000; 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.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Marigold Intl Travelers Hostel, Toronto (416) 536-8824

Luxury Loding:  Langdon Hall (800) 268-1898

Reference Source:  click here http://brucetrail.org/

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Date Updated:  8/14/2016

ID:  7111

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