Winter Fun – Snow Shelter Adventure

Winter Fun- Snow Shelter Adventure

Experience the adventure of building a survival snow shelter in Northwest Ontario with Outdoor Skills And Thrills! This outing is suitable for all skill levels and ages but is tailored to Beginners. Our adventure will teach you the skills needed to build a solid 2 person Quinzee (snow shelter) from the surrounding natural environment. This adventure provides participants with full instruction, a hot lunch and snack, and finishes off with an epic snowball battle. 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!

Start Time: 9:00am

End Time: 4:30pm

Location: Thunder Bay – Centennial Park

Cost:  Single Pass: $149   – or –   Bring a Friend (save $20 each): $129/person

Equipment Included: Snow shovels, snow saw, sleds, sit pads.

What else is Included: Hot lunch; hearty soup and bread. Snack; Granola bars and Hot Coco with Marshmallows.

Please advise Outdoor Skills and Thrills of any food restrictions and/or dietary allergies.

Add-Ons Available:

Photo Collection of your Experience



Time to Reconnect with the Land

Bring it Back to Basics and Come Play Outside!



Policy Details
To Complete Your Reservation: Each participant is required to fill out a Participant Information Sheet online. Full payment is required to complete your reservation. Program reservations are not complete until payment has been received. Once a booking is confirmed, we hold a 50% non-refundable deposit of the total cost of your outing.
Payment Details:  We accept Cash, Email money transfers, and Credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, American Express). If you need to pay by cash or e-transfer please fill out a Registration Form and let us know in the Questions/Comments section. Further details will be sent to you by e-mail.
Equipment Rental: The total cost of the trip includes the rental of all technical equipment needed for the outing: snow shovels, snow saw, sleds, sit pads.helmet, harness, rock shoes, ice axes, ice boots, crampons, and whatever else may be required for a specific course or adventure. Transportation however is not included, so you will need to arrange a way to and from the climbing spot. If you are open to carpooling let us know and we can try to help you arrange this with the other participants.
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. If you do not have access to a printer prior to your booking, please let us know and your guide will have paper copies available upon your arrival.
Cancellation & Refund Policy: All program deposits are non-refundable, and the full amount becoming non-refundable 7 days prior to the booking. All requests for cancellations or date changes must be submitted in writing to Please notify us as soon as possible if you wish to make any date changes to your reservation. We 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. By its very nature, activities in the winter is 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.
Health/Cancellation & 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.