Winterlude on the Rideau Canal - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Winterlude is one of Ottawa's way of making the most out of winter in February.
The Rideau Canal in the winter, is the world's largest skating rink and the center of many Winterlude activities.  Other activities include ice caving, & snow sculpture competition, and outdoor performers

More information on World's Longest Skating Rink including Ice Conditions, Activities, Services, and the official VR Tour.

In the warm weather months the Rideau Canal is operational moving ships from Ottawa to Kingston.

 

Feb. 2004

These first two panoramas were taken on Feb 5, a Thursday, the day before Winterlude started.  There were only a few people on the canal.
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Skating on the Rideau Canal Skating on the Rideau Canal

 

These three panoramas were taken on Sunday Feb 8, the first weekend of Winterlude.  There are many people on the Canal.
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Skating on the Rideau Canal Ice carving competition Ice carving competition

Feb. 2005

This is a partial panorama made into a flat image.
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Skating on the Rideau Canal Skating on the Rideau Canal

 

These were taken on a very cold Winterlude Sunday.
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Skating on the Rideau Canal Looking down on the skaters.

March 2007

These were taken after Winterlude in March While Yuval was visiting Ottawa to see me and some other panophotographers.
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Skating on the Rideau Canal Skating on the Rideau Canal Taking off the skates

 

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