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Cross-country ski trails in Laurentians at risk

On the Jackrabbit trails.jpgThe Laurentians are a great place to ski - with hundreds and hundreds of kilometres of trails.

Many of those trails also have historical significance for the region.

But some cross-country enthusiasts fear they're at risk from land development.

Over the past 30 years or so, the Laurentians have shifted from a place people in the city would spend weekends and vacations --- to a place where they live permanently. The CBC's Marika Wheeler has been looking into the story and joins Shari Okeke from our Quebec City studio.

(Photo of James Jackson and,in background, Chris Schlachter; by Marika Wheeler)

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