IT'S HERE! 2017 is finally HERE!
And it's going to be a fantastic year, full of fun and festivities. The seven remaining provinces and territories will celebrate Connection Milestones across the country, culminating in one BIG national event this summer. Stay tuned for all the juicy details, to be revealed in the next few weeks. ;-)
 
In the meantime, we're here to help you get your winter off to a great start. Check out our tips for staying warm, some top picks for skating rinks along the Trail, and more. 

But first, a special message from TCT President & CEO Deborah Apps, with a look at the exciting year ahead.
Message from TCT President & CEO
Deborah Apps

Happy New Year from Trans Canada Trail!   2017 will be a special year for all Canadians. For those who have been involved with Trans Canada Trail, it is the culmination of a bold dream now 25 years in the making.

6 Things You Need to Know About Winterlude

We've put together everything you need to know about Canada's premier winter festival. And this year, you can stop in and see your friends from The Great Trail for some awesome prizes. See you there!
5 Outdoor Skating Rinks Along The Great Trail

Break out your ice skates for an unforgettable day on The Great Trail this winter. We even have suggestions for nearby hot beverage havens - to help warm those toes after a day on the ice. 
 
Iconic Musher Frank Turner's 8 Tips for Staying Warm on the Trail This Winter

It's no secret, it can get pretty cold during the winter months in many parts of Canada.
If you're looking for pointers on cold-weather dressing for your next adventure on The Great Trail, we have what you're looking for! 
A Once in a Lifetime Arctic Skiing Adventure on The Great Trail

With these seasonal Arctic temperatures, it seems fitting to share a story from Canada's North! Hard-core outdoor adventurer, Karen McColl, tells us all about her unique experience cross-country skiing on The Great Trail in Nunavut. 
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