Wilderness Edge Retreat and Conference Center

  • 12th Annual - Manitoba Brethren Pastor Conference - May 31, 2011
    12th Annual – Manitoba Brethren Pastor Conference
    Ladies of the Cloth - Quilters - January 31, 2012
    11th Annual – Ladies of the Cloth – Quilters
    McIvor Ave. MB Ladies Retreat - April 29, 2012
    6th Annual – McIvor Ave. MB Ladies Retreat
    Manitoba Conservation Fire Conference - May 20, 2012
    5th Annual – Manitoba Conservation Fire Conference
    2nd- Manitoba Envirothon - May 30, 2012
    “It was a really great event! Thanks…”
    Annie-Marie Dyck - RRC Chaplins - June 3, 2012
    “This an amazing place! Thanks so much for your generosity…”
    12th year of annual bookings - Anglican Church of Canada - June 15, 2012
    “Your so awesome! We want to come back again in 4 months”
    Peters Family Reunion - July 2, 2012
    “Back again!” – numerous times
    Lois on behalf of Friends in Formation - July 3, 2012
    “Thanks you! You really went the extra mile for our retreat”
    numerous times - Plett Family - July 6, 2012
    “It’s a family tradition!”
    Jesus is Lord Church - July 6, 2012
    2nd National Conference – Jesus is Lord Church
    CEF Canada - July 6, 2012
    “…hospitality & awesome food! You guys are awesome!”
    4th Annual conference - Baha'i Summer School - July 8, 2012
    Just wonderful, were book back into the system for next year!
    Lepp Reunion Group - July 15, 2012
    “Had many favorable comments about you and your facilities. Thank you…”
    Koop Gathering - July 22, 2012
    4th Family Gathering – “Just great!”
    Funk Family - July 22, 2012
    “You win, back next year, same time!”
    CLAC - July 26, 2012
    “Bringing more people…Thanks!”
    Grace Aboriginal Ministry - July 28, 2012
    “Had a great time! Booked to return in 1 month”
    Born Family Gathering - July 29, 2012
    “Thanks so much!”
    Abram Isaac Reunion - July 29, 2012
    “Wonderful, back next year!”
    3rd annual Hen's weekend - Desrochers Girls - July 31, 2012
    “It was wonderful! See you soon again”
    Southland Community 2012 - July 31, 2012
    “We have brought over 4000 people here for the weekend!”
    Linden Berg - August 4, 2012
    “Thanx again for your wonderful hospitality”
May 21, 2014
5 of 26

Biking Weekend in the Whiteshell

This is going to be a blast. The WE Hike + Bike “signature adventure tour”, which runs one weekend each month from May to October, is especially geared for families. All ages are welcome. Participants must be comfortable with riding a mountain bike on trails with a variety of conditions, and have a fitness level that allows for being on the trail for several hours in one stretch. Each tour segment will be offered with a “relaxed pace group” and a “moderate pace group”. Both groups will allow for lots of rest stops, and a variety of photo opportunities. Our base camp will be at Wilderness Edge in Pinawa, MB. Our weekend of adventure will take us through some of the most amazing terrain in the Boreal Forest, on the edge of the Great Canadian Shield. As we follow newly developed sections of the Trans Canada Trail, you will experience unique sights and sounds that cannot be found anywhere else across Canada.

Your registration includes:

  • Guided bike tours (Saturday morning and afternoon)
  • Guided hike or bike tour (Sunday morning)
  • Souvenir T-Shirt.
  • Draw for a free “weekend adventure tour for two” with WE Hike + Bike.

Registration Cost

$99 plus applicable taxes per person.
When making the booking your will be offered an option to book a weekend Meal & Lodging package and also a bike rental. Both these options are additional to the price.


6:00 to 8:00 Check in at Wilderness Edge – Pinawa, MB.

8:00 to 9:00 Welcome and orientation

9:00 Snacks


7:00 to 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Assemble groups with bikes

9:30 to 5:30 Full day bike tour [BM1] (moderate pace – lunch on the trail)

9:30 to 12:00 Morning bike tour [BR1] (relaxed pace)

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch at Wilderness Edge for “relaxed pace group”

1:30 to 5:00 Afternoon bike tour [BR2] (relaxed pace)

6:00 to 7:00 Supper – evening free time

9:00 Snacks


7:00 to 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Assemble groups

9:30 to 12:00 Morning bike tour [BM2]

9:30 to 12:00 Interpretive Hike

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch at Wilderness Edge

1:00 Check out


Guided Interpretive Hike

Ironwood Trail – Pinawa Channel

(This hike will last approximately 2.5 hours. Winding trail along the Winnipeg River and Pinawa Channel, entering the boreal forest on the edge of the Canadian Shield. This will be a relaxed pace hike, with lots of photo opportunities and time to “take in” the natural beauty of our surroundings)


Guided Bike Tours

Rainbow Falls [BM1]

(This bike tour including return shuttle, will take approximately 8 hours. We will follow the Trans Canada Trail, over the Winnipeg River at Seven Sisters, and skirt along Natalie Lake, Elanor Lake, Dorothy Lake, Nutimik Lake, Heart Lake, Betula Lake, and ending up at Rainbow Falls on White Lake. We will ride approximately 75 kilometers, mostly on gravel trail with a few highway sections that connect parts of the trail. Return to Wilderness Edge by shuttle)


Seven Sisters Falls [BR1]

(This bike tour will take approximately 2.5 hours. Follow along the Winnipeg River and Natalie Lake. Terrain will be mostly packed gravel with some grassy sections. No technical sections. Our destination is Seven Sisters Falls Power Generating Station. Requires only moderate riding skill and fitness level.


Old Pinawa Dam [BR2] [BM2]

(This bike tour will take approximately 3.5 hours for relaxed pace group (Saturday afternoon) and approximately 2.5 hours for moderate pace group (Sunday morning). Winding trail through the boreal forest along the Pinawa Channel, on the edge of the Canadian Shield. Crossing over a variety of terrain including rock surface, packed gravel, packed dirt, and grassy sections. A few technical sections in rocky areas. We will ride to the Old Pinawa Dam and back to Wilderness Edge. Requires average fitness along with good riding skill and agility)


What you will see

Canada’s “Boreal Landscape” is home to billions of migratory birds and some of the world’s largest populations of wolves, bear, caribou, and moose. Manitobans in particular love their boreal forest, including the thousands of life-giving lakes and rivers, and the quiet, understated beauty of the sun setting over the trees. Everyday sightings of deer, foxes, beavers and many more birds and animals, make this an exciting place to visit, all year round.


What to bring

For hiking, bring a few layers of clothing including a windbreaker and a good pair of hiking boots or walking shoes. Depending on the temperature, which can vary greatly, bring along a hat and gloves.

For biking, bring biking shorts, short and long sleeved shirts, biking shoes or runners, and a bike helmet. Depending on weather conditions, a wind and rain proof jacket. If you do not have a bike, you can register to rent a bike at Wilderness Edge (See bike rentals)

A few other items to consider are, personal water bottle, small snack, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, and camera.

If you interested in booking a custom tailored event please send us your contact information

Full Name
Calculate 7 * 3 ?