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Snowshoeing to Lac Philippe in Quebec's Gatineau Park

In an effort to see as many family and friends as possible over the holidays, my husband and I went on what I dubbed the Great Ontario Road Trip. We covered 1,500 miles driving from Philadelphia to Canandaigua, NY, crossing the Rainbow Bridge through Niagara Falls to London, Ontario, on to Toronto, Dwight, and Ottawa, and then back home.
We got to see and do so much along the way, including a beautiful cross country ski in Algonquin Park, visits to multiple breweries (Naked Dove, London Brewing Co-Op, Anderson Craft Ales, Flying Monkeys, Flora Hall), visits to multiple CrossFit affiliates (Canandaigua CrossFit, West London CrossFit, CrossFit NCR), and two separate trips to Quebec's Gatineau Park.
Given we don't have much, if any, snow in Pennsylvania right now, we took every opportunity we had to play outside in the snow in Ontario. And when we made it to Ottawa, it was clear that Gatineau Park was the perfect place to do just that. Getting to the Northern Sector of Gatineau …

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