Tubing is a fun winter activity that provides a good dose of adrenaline. Edelweiss offers 8 different tubing runs and a carpet lift. You can manage your level of excitement by choosing a mild run or a steeper, curvier slope that will increase your speed and have your tube spin.

Date of outing: Friday, February 24, 2017


  • 12:15 p.m.: Meet Nancy (Student Services Coordinator) on the ground floor of Hamelin Hall, 70 Laurier East.
  • 12:30 p.m.: Departure from campus. We will take a school bus to Edelweiss.
  • 1:15 p.m.: Arrival at Edelweiss.
    • Get your lift ticket.
    • Walk over to the tube storage area and grab a tube.
    • Make your way up and have fun tubing!
  • 3:30 p.m.: Departure from Edelweiss.
  • 4:15 p.m.: Arrival at uOttawa.

What to bring:

  • Your hat, scarf, mittens or gloves, warm socks and winter boots to stay warm. Snow pants are highly recommended.
  • Your health insurance information.
  • To make the most of your outing you can also bring small snacks that can fit in your pockets and money for a hot chocolate break at the lodge.

Edelweiss tubing rules:

  • Seated position required.
  • One person per tube.
  • Wait for trail to be completely clear before sliding.
  • Evacuate the trail quickly at the bottom of the hill.
  • Lift ticket is mandatory.
  • Maximum of 4 people in a group or chain (tubes tied together).
  • Bring the tube back to the storage area after using it.
  • Respect the rules at all times.
  • Lift ticket can be confiscated (taken away) if rules are not respected.