Winter Skills – Snow Shelter Adventure


Bring it Back to Essentials and Come Learn Outside

This course will teach you the skills needed to build a solid 2 person Quinzee (snow shelter) from the surrounding natural environment. For participants who have little to no experience in the outdoors, a comprehensive clothing and information package is sent ahead of the adventure. Building upon the package participants will throughout the day be taught the hands-on basics of snow shelter construction and outdoor winter survival centered around the shelter. You’ll also learn a variety essential winter safety skills making sure that you’re confident and comfortable before leaving with your new found survival knowledge!


Times Available:

1/4 Day (2 hrs)

Half Day (3-4 hrs)

Full Day (6-8 hrs)


Locations Available: Thunder Bay, South Gillies, Neebing, Shuniah, Dorion, Red Rock, Nipigon, Orient Bay, Kama Bay, and many more.


Equipment Included: 

Snow shovels, Snowshoes, Sitting pads, Trekking poles


Cost: inquire about our group rates with 6+ people

1/4 Day (2 hrs): $79/person

Half Day (3-4 hrs): $129/person

Full Day (6-8 hrs): $179/person

(minimum of 2 people required or equivalent in cost)


Add-Ons Available:

Photo Collection of your Experience


Time to Reconnect with the Land

Please inquire about school & big group rates


SKU: SSA-OSAT Category:
Before submitting payment please make sure there are enough spaces available in the adventure/course of your choice. You can do so a variety of ways such as; Submitting a Inquiry Form, Sending us a Message via the Contact page, E-mail, or Call/txt 1-807-472-4742.
Experience the Adventure of Snowshoeing in Northwest Ontario
with Outdoor Skills And Thrills!


Policies & Procedures

All adventures/courses are confirmed and booked based on guide’s availability. Once a reservation is submitted check your e-mail for an automatic confirmation of payment (check your spam folder if you do not see it in your inbox) and we will get in touch with you within 48 hours to confirm all the details of your outing for you or your group.

After Submitting your Reservation: Each participant is required to fill out a Participant Information Sheet online. Please do this as soon as you’ve submitted your payment. This is to ensure we have all the information needed to provide you with the best possible experience and the properly fitted equipment.

Equipment Rental: The total cost of the trip includes the rental technical equipment required for the course.

Transportation: Transportation to the destination is not included. You will need to arrange a way to and from the location.

Waiver FormYou will be required to sign our Waiver Form before commencing the program. Participants under the age of 18 will need their parent/guardian’s permission to complete registration. Minors who show up for an adventure or course without a properly signed waiver by their parent or legal guardian will not be allowed to participate. At Outdoor Skills And Thrills we take great pride in ensuring our participants have a fun and safe experience. The proof is in the records – we are proud to say that we have never had an incident or injury occur during any of our guided outings! Nonetheless, we do want to make sure you are aware that hiking and snowshoeing can be a dangerous activity that can result in death, paralysis or serious injury.

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Once a reservation is submitted we hold a $50 non-refundable deposit per person. All program deposits are non-refundable, and the full amount becoming non-refundable 48 hours prior to the date of the reservation. Please notify us as soon as possible if you need to make any date changes to your reservation. All requests for cancellations or date changes must be submitted in writing to reserve the right to cancel any program due to weather or route conditions, guide health, or for any other reason deemed necessary by the guide. In such cases, we are not responsible for expenses incurred by the client in connection with the trip such as airfare, car rental, equipment purchases, etc. If we cancel an outing prior to the trip date, every effort will be made to reschedule for another available date within the current season, or held as a credit to be used within 2 years. By its very nature, outdoor adventures are an uncertain endeavor, and many factors can influence the outcome of a trip. Accordingly, once a trip begins, we are unable to offer refunds for weather related cancellations, or for trips that end prematurely due to weather, route conditions or circumstances within, or affecting, your group.

Cancellation/Health & Interruption Insurance: It is important to make sure that your current plan covers you in the case of an illness, accident, cancellation, or interruption prior to or during your trip; get extra coverage if necessary. In the case of a trip cancellation or interruption, we cannot be held responsible for expenses incurred by the client in connection with the trip such as airfare, car rental, equipment purchases, etc.

Drugs and Alcohol: No alcohol or drug use is allowed on our programs. We have a zero tolerance policy and no climbing is ever permitted under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Length of the Outing

1/4 Day (2 hrs), Half Day (3-4 hrs), Full Day (6-8 hrs)

Photo Package?

Yes, No