Like a loveable grandfather, Jack Frost constantly nips the noses of young ones and reminisces about sledding uphill both ways during the Great Blizzard of ‘54. Pay Old Man Winter a visit with today’s Groupon to Orenda Springs in Marcellus. Choose from the following options:
- For $10, you get a cross-country ski outing (a $20 value), which includes the following:
- Ski lesson
- Equipment rental
- Trail pass
- Hot drink and snacks<p>
- For $100, you get a rustic overnight outing for 2 (a $200 value).<p>
- For $250, you get a rustic overnight outing for up to 10 (a $500 value).<p>
Rustic overnight outings include the following: * One-night stay in wood-stove-heated yurt * Day and night hikes * Available sleeping bags and foam pads * Kitchen access * Various outdoor activities<p>
Orenda Springs visitors explore 130 acres of snow-dusted winter wonderland, punctuated by winding cross-country-ski trails and rustic outdoor accommodations. After a quick lesson, Nordic skiers glide atop undulating switchbacks as they follow the signature tracks of fellow skiers and geometry professors measuring the trail with rulers. Snacks, as well as hot chocolate, coffee, or tea, warm souls after a day of treading across flaked thoroughfares.
Overnight expeditions shelter guests inside a 30-foot circular yurt, equipped with a fireplace, foam pads, and sleeping bags for battling blustery evenings. The nearby heated restrooms and dining space provide further creature comforts. Visitors can try their hand at a laundry list of wintry activities, including snowshoeing, a low ropes course, GPS orienteering, and using the adjacent kitchen to make snowshoe waffles.