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Le Petit Fromage: Nordic skiing or snowshoe fondue

Nordic skiing or snowshoe with a Candlelit fondue dinner!

Le Petit Fromage offers evening cross country ski tours or afternoon & evening snowshoe adventures with an authentic cheese & chocolate fondue. Our tours are spectacularly scenic and beautiful, topped with a memorable & delectable fondue dinner and dessert. Come join us for an adventure and fondue that is steeped in tradition and one of our last communal dining experiences!

Fondue is steeped in tradition and one of our last communal dining experiences.

You can email or call us at 778-457-5001 to speak with a Get Lost Adventure Centre representative about booking your next adventure! Or feel free to stop by in person – located next to the magic carpet and the base lodge.


Guests meet at 5pm inside the Blackjack Cross Country Ski Club Cabin directly across from the kiosk. Guests can bring their own equipment or rent ski equipment from us there. Your guides will meet you there and the evening begins with some brief ski instruction followed by a gentle 2.4 km tour on groomed trails to an alpine warming hut. The charm of the blazing wood stove and candlelit table create a warm and inviting ambiance. The table is set for a three-course authentic cheese fondue dinner followed by a chocolate fondue dessert. Your hostesses will guide you through this extraordinary dining experience. You are welcome to bring your own wine or favorite beverage. Water is provided.

Cost: $100/per person (min 8 guests, max 12 guests)
Ages: 6+
Ages 6-10 get 50% discount (Call bookings only)
Additional $20 for rental equipment
Time: 5pm at Blackjack Cross Country Ski Center
Days: Wednesday-Sunday Other days/special events available upon request

Groups can be combined to meet the minimum requirement of 8 and sold separately. Great way to meet new people and make friends in a fun environment!

Price Includes:

  • Ski Pass & Instruction
  • Guided Ski to/from the Cabin
  • Reserved Cabin
  • Transportation of supplies, cabin preparation & clean up
  • 3 Course Specialty Fondue Dinner
  • Hostess to Guide Your Fondue Experience
  • Menu Includes:

    • Authentic three cheese fondue with French baguette
    • Charcuterie (selection of cured specialty meats)
    • Traditional condiments (French pickles, stuffed olives, etc…)
    • Fresh baby greens salad with homemade vinaigrette
    • Authentic, homemade chocolate fondue with fresh fruits

Snowshoe adventure around a sparkling frozen alpine lake 20 minutes from Red Mountain, ending with an authentic fondue lunch/dinner experience. Guests meet our guides at 11am or 4pm at the Nancy Greene Lake Parking lot gate. The tour begins with a brief snowshoe instruction followed by an easy 5 km loop that gently meanders around the lake finishing at a warm rustic log cabin in the forest. The charm of the blazing wood stove and candlelit table create a warm and inviting ambiance. Our hostesses have beautifully set the tables for your fondue dinner and will guide you through this extraordinary dining experience. You are welcome to bring your own wine or favorite beverage. Water is provided.

We ask guests to bring their own equipment or equipment can be rented from us with prior notice. Quite often the trail is packed down so hiking in snow boots is also an option.

Cost: $80/per person (min 8 guests) 11am (no chocolate fondue only a chocolate dessert)
Cost: $90/per person (min 8 guests) 4pm (includes chocolate fondue dessert with fresh fruit)
Additional $15 for rental equipment
Ages: 6+
Time: 11am- 3pm & 4-8pm at Nancy Greene parking lot
Days: Tuesday and Saturday, other days/ special events upon request

Groups can be combined to meet the minimum requirement of 8 and sold separately. Great way to meet new people and make friends in a fun environment!

Price Includes:

  • Instruction & guided tour around lake with information on local flora & fauna
  • Transportation of supplies, cabin preparation & clean up
  • 3 Course Specialty Fondue Dinner
  • Hostess to Guide Your Fondue Experience

Menu Includes:

  • Authentic three cheese fondue with French baguette
  • Charcuterie (selection of cured specialty meats)
  • Traditional condiments (French pickles, stuffed olives, etc…)
  • Fresh baby greens salad with homemade vinaigrette
  • Authentic, homemade chocolate fondue with fresh fruits or chocolate dessert



What size groups do you take out?
Our standard group size is 8 to 12 people. We can accommodate smaller groups but the total cost will be the same as 8 persons. Please inquire.

Do you cater to specific dietary needs?
Unfortunately not, our fondue is part of a set menu that includes cheese, baguette, specialty meats, salads, chocolate and fruit.

I’ve never cross-country skied before. Can I still do a tour?
Yes! The ski track we take is rated easy, and we offer a brief ski instruction to begin with, and then guide you along the track to the cabin. Learning to snowshoe is even easier!

Is there a day time tour available?
Yes, we offer daytime snowshoe tours at Nancy Greene Lake.

Where can I rent snowshoes, skis and boots?
Skis, boots and poles are available for rental through us from the Black Jack Ski Club Kiosk.
Snowshoes are available through us if booked in advance.

Where do we meet?
At the Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club, adjacent to Red Mountain Resort.
At Nancy Greene Lake Parking lot, 20 mins North of Red Mountain where Hwy 3 intersects with Hwy 3b.

What should I wear?
Warm clothing! Ski pants and jacket, toque and gloves. Snow boots fare required or snowshoeing.

What is your cancellation policy?
Due to the cost and longevity of specialty ingredients, no refunds can be provided within 48 hours or less prior to your excursion. Le Petit Fromage reserves the right to cancel an evening due to hazardous ski conditions.

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Questions? No problem! Simply email us here or call us at 778-457-5001 to speak with a Get Lost Adventure Centre representative.