You will likely have gathered from some of my recent candid writings that I lack proficiency skills in the winter outdoor activity arena. I've recounted stories of my misfortunes while downhill skiing and tobogganing, while my cross country skiing capabilities leave room for significant improvement. But that hasn't deterred me from persevering and

As far as low-impact, family friendly outdoor winter activities are concerned, there are few that are as accessible while potentially also exhilarating as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  These two activities can be as benign or as extreme as you want them to be.  Based on my previous blog post about outdoor winter activities you will