Wilderness Adventures

Exploring the outdoors is a fantastic challenge. Some prefer to meet nature one-on-one with just a tent and the elements. With NewFound Outfitting you will experience some of Natures finest and not with any of the crowding of traditional popular campsites. NewFound Outfitting also uses our lodge at Serpentine River for added comfort. This is situated at the midway point of all possible hiking, skiing/snowmobiling routes in the area. A skiier

Newfound Outfitting uses its own ratings of Novice, Intermediate and Expert. Below each of the ratings below are the corresponding Adventure Tourism rating standards (Soft, Medium and Hard). Choose the best rating for your activity level and stami

na when choosing a package from NewFound Outfitting.

Adventures are rated under the following categories:

Novice (N) (Soft)
Requires a minimum of physical exertion and provides ample opportunity for comfort and ease.

Intermediate (I) (Medium)
Demands more rigor and effort, yet provides a balance between relaxation and exercise.

Expert (E) (Hard)
For the traveller who enjoys a physical challenge. The terrain is more difficult and the physical demands more strenuous. Endurance is essential.

WINTER FUN

Newfoundland can be a winter wonderland! Enveloped in a blanket of snow it is an outdoor enthusiast dream. Newfoundland generally receives between 300 to 400 cm (10 to 14 ft.) of snow annually. Plenty of that white stuff to let us show you what this glorious Province has to offer in the winter months. We offer snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross country ski tours.

Enjoy your day knowing you are in the hands of experienced and friendly guides who know the area like no other. We have a net work of groomed trails and also miles of back country snowmobiling – so follow your guide for a trip of a lifetime. Our winter season usually operates from mid January until the end of March.

Snowmobiling(I)
“Top of the Rock” Snowmobile Tour
3 days / 2 nights
Three days / two nights. Speed over wide open hills and valleys or play in the powdery cirques of the Blow-Me-Down Mountains and Lewis Hills. At the end of the day, relax in the warmth and comfort of our Serpentine Lodge . Includes 2 nights at the cottage, meals, and guides.
$390 per person double occupancy (Min. 6 People Required) Snowmobile rental can be arranged

Other Packages available.Snowmobiling

Skiing(I)
Hut to Hut Delight
4 days/3 nights
Four days/ three nights, backcountry tour through the boreal forest and ancient mountains in this northern extension of the Appalachian chain. Includes hut/cottage accommodation, snowmobile support, guides and meals.
$895 per person double occupancy

HIKING

Hiking in NewfoundlandA world-class hiking excursion is made up of several key elements – duration, challenge level and breathtaking scenery. Tell us what kind of challenge you enjoy and NewFound Outfitting will provide it. We offer a memorable Newfoundland Hiking experience. At 763 metres (2, 479 feet) of phenomenal beauty, the Blow-Me-Down Mountains and Lewis Hills at 815 metres ( 2,700 feet ) , we will take you from ocean views at sea level to the interior, where the towering summits of Newfoundland’s tallest peaks await you.

Daunted? Don’t be. NewFound Outfitting has the right package for you – novice, intermediate or expert. Newfoundland hiking and backpacking excursions range from one-day treks to see the local sights and vistas to 6-day excursions to challenge your stamina and put your skills to the test.

Hiking in NewfoundlandFor family-oriented hiking packages, or for those who do not prefer to pitch a tent, our base lodge will make you feel at home in the wilds of the Serpentine River valley, while still letting you take day treks along the mountain sides or around the river valley.

Some of the oldest geological landforms are found in the area. The weathered mountains, hills and valleys were once the bed of an ancient ocean. Uplifted after millions of years of tectonic shifts, these awe-inspiring heights are home to a wide variety of plants and animals.

Cottage & Comfort (N)
5 days/ 4 nights
Five days / four nights.

Experience a range of activities from day hikes, interpretative tours, wildlife viewing and photography opportunities from the comfort of your “home away from home” . You return to the Serpentine River Lodge each evening where a home cooked meal awaits. Meals, transportation, and guide(s) included in package.

$995 per person (N) Group rates available. Please contact NewFound Outfitting for more details.

Roof of Newf: Lewis Hills to Blow Me Down Traverse(E)
6 days / 5 nights
Six days / five nights. 80 km backpacking traverse reaching the highest point in Newfoundland. Midway you will relax at a cottage beside the Serpentine River Lodge Package includes two nights (before and after the trip) at a local B&B, transportation, guide, meals and airport shuttles.

$995 per person double occupancy

In the woodsBlow-Me-Down Trek(E)
4 days / 3 nights
Four days / three nights. Explore the numerous cirques and gorges from the Blow-Me-Down Mountains to the pristine Serpentine River. Package includes one night (before the trip) at a local B&B, last night accommodations at our hut, transportation, guide, meals and airport shuttles.
$795 per person double occupancy

Lewis Hills Trek(E)
4 days / 3 nights
Four days / three nights. Explore the numerous cirques and gorges from the Lewis Hills – the highest point of land on the island to the pristine Serpentine River Lodge. Package includes one night (before the trip) at a local B&B, last night accommodations at our cottage, transportation, guide, meals and airport shuttles.
$795 per person double occupancy

Other packages are available. Call us to custom make your hiking experience today.