Winter Sports

Choose from the following to find a site: Sunrise over a winter lake


"The winter! the brightness that blinds you,
      The white land locked tight as a drum,
The cold fear that follows and finds you,
     The silence that bludgeons you dumb.
The snows that are older than history,
     The woods where the weird shadows slant;
The stillness, the moonlight, the mystery,
     I've bade 'em good-by -- but I can't. "


While the words might be Robert W. Service's describing "The Spell of the Yukon", they apply just as well to winter in northern Minnesota.  It is easy to get addicted to winter in Minnesota: despite the cold, or maybe because of it, the season has a majesty all its own and there is no shortage of things to do.  From winter camping to snowmobiling, from skiing to dogsledding, there is a lot of fun to be had out there in the snow.  And afterwards, a fire and a warm drink.  And maybe a sauna and a jump through a hole in the ice into a frozen lake - or maybe not!

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