There are two trails systems at the Frost Institute, one for classic track set skiing on the west side of HWY 35 and one for snow shoeing on the hiking trails behind the Frost Institute buildings.
A great bunch of volunteers maintain the trails, visit Ski at the Frost Centre site to see what they are up to. You can rent cross-country skis, poles and shoes as well as snowshoes from Sandy Lane Resort. Play around on the resort or head for the frost centre, which is only 10 minutes away for great skiing or snowshoeing. Pick up your 20% off trail passes at Sandy Lane Resort.
Experience a winter wonderland of rugged Canadian Shield, majestic hardwood forests, old growth white pine, hemlock and yellow birch. Ski or snowshoe to cliff top lookouts and spectacular ice falls. View wildlife such as moose, deer, owls, martens, grouse and much more.
Located 12 km south of Dorset, Ontario at 20130 Hwy. 35.
26 km of classic cross-country ski trail offer 8 stacked loops ranging in length from 1.2 km to 6.5 km. Beginner to expert level trails, we have it all. Families can explore the Fox, Bunny, Bear, Beaver and Otterslide trails. If you are looking for a longer, more remote backcountry experience try the Deer and Moose Trails, which combine to give a 22 km loop. Several trails offer technical downhill sections for advanced skiers