WINTER ACTIVITIES

ONE CAMPGROUND, SO MANY WAYS TO HAVE FUN!
From water attractions to sports facilities to opportunities to explore, Rustic River has a terrific variety of activities that bring families together and let kids be kids! Take a look – there’s something for everyone!

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Pines Hills Golf Course / Nordic Ski Club

The Nordic Ski Club (aka cross-country ski club) is now in the process of establishing their trail system throughout the golf course. In an effort to preserve the integrity of the groomed trails we respectfully ask on their behalf that walkers please use a separate (walkers-only, including pets) trail that will be established and maintained by the Nordic Club.

View a Ski Trail Map

DOG SLEDDING

Klondike Ventures

Klondike Ventures is a family owned Adventure Company specializing in winter activities (dog sledding, skijoring). We bring over 40 years of teaching experience with all ages and group configurations in outdoor and adventure education.

They have a genuine passion for and knowledge of winter landscapes, out-of-door adventures, and the hidden treasures that are found in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains

ICE CLIMBING

Venues

Ice climbing is growing in popularity, and there are many natural ice features in the Highway 11 corridor west of Nordegg. From early December to late March, there are man-made ice walls that will challenge climbers of any skill level at the:

Tri-ice-a-thon

The annual Tri-ice-a-thon is every February with contestants from all over the world taking part. The lighthearted event is a fun way for beginners and experts to test their ice climbing ability or simply enjoy the excitement of alpine climbing in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

OVAL SKATING

The Recreation, Parks, and Community Culture Department create and maintains a 400 meter skating oval in the winter months across from the Arena Complex area.

The skating oval is fun for everyone to enjoy on a nice winter day. The oval, of course, is weather dependent.

SNOWMOBILING

Snowmobile Conditions

View snowmobile conditions

Map of Snowmobile Locations

View map of snowmobile locations