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5 winter activities to try in New York State: Ice biking, snowmobiling and more

5 winter activities to try in New York State: Ice biking, snowmobiling and more
When it comes to outdoor activities in the winter, the same thing that may keep you indoors is exactly the reason to venture outside: the cold. "It's my opinion that people should start embracing the

"It's my opinion that people should start embracing the winter, as opposed to just enduring the winter," says Lisa Florczak, inventor of the ice bike and owner of Ice Bikes of Buffalo.Ice bike?This is the birthplace of the ice bike," as she notes.Downhill skiing and snowboarding is open to all ages, but for those in need of a tutorial there’s group lessons for ages 7 and older (or private lessons for those as young as 3).

The facility’s larger hill is open to all ages 7 and older and there’s the "Li’l Tubers" smaller hill for younger participants.One-hour tour: $95, two people on a vehicle: $120, passenger with guide: $55; two-hour tour: $169, two people on a vehicle: $214, passenger with guide: $95.

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