our secret weakness-Night cross country skiing
Yes, we are weak, and tempted, and lazy, put them all together and you have the joy of nighttime cross country skiing.
We conveniently live close to Mont Royal and since the moon is full and the snow is fresh, we went for a night-time cross country ski adventure last night.
People, it doesn't get better than this. The cross country trail up to the summit of Mt Royal is one of the better cross country ski trails you will find, and besides the scenic excellence and uniqueness of a cross country trail up a mountain in the heart of a major urban metropolis, the terrain is a great (cycling cross training) workout since the first 30 minutes are all uphill. And the descent, well, the descent totally rocks.
So, tonight the moon will be full, the snow is fresh, and we hope every one of you takes this opportunity to enjoy Montreal's single best winter experience: a night cross country ski to the summit of Mont Royal.
Note: yes, there's enough light to ski at night.
La Presse's vacance/voyage section in Saturday's paper had some excellent features on Quebec outdoor activities, adventures, and festivals you can enjoy this winter. We recomment the La Press newspaper highly.