Your food & gear should be well packed (no plastic bags please) for transit into the village by snowmobile. If you plan to arrive late then we may have to pick up your gear in the morning. Always pack a lunch as cannot always have your gear into the village by the time you arrive.
No. Your cellphone will not work in the Village OR in the parking lot. If you wish to call the Village with an ETA you should call BEFORE you turn off the TCH at exit 11 or from the Canso Causeway. If you have to make a call FROM the Village we have cellphones and a long range radio phone. We also have high speed internet & e-mail capablities.
We provide all pots & pans, dishes, cutlery,coffee perk, wine glasses, etc., etc. Every cabin, except the Sauna, has a two-burner propane stove, a wood stove with a flat surface for cooking & hot water. There is also a peripatetic Bar-B-Q in the Village and a “Big Green Egg” in the RauchHaus for communal use.
No. We have about ten sets of rental gear for adult guests staying at the Village or using the trail system . You HAVE to arrange rental gear AT LEAST 24 hrs before your arrival to ensure its placement in the rental shack near the parking lot. We do NOT rent gear for use off the trail system.
Take the 105 Hiway after crossing the Canso causeway towards Baddeck. After passing Baddeck, continue on the 105 until you get to exit 11 to the Cabot Trail. Turn down this exit by the Lobster Galley Restaurant (closed in winter) onto the Cabot Trail & continue for 11km until you reach our parking lot.