McGill's Woodsmen celebrate the history and culture of lumberjacks

Published: 25 January 2018

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It almost feels like a cabin you might find in Northern Quebec country. It’s warm and intimate, a welcoming feeling on a cold day.

At McGill’s Macdonald campus, located in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, the shed is filled with giant saws, axes of all kinds and huge stacks of wood that certainly aren’t there to be someone’s kindling.

The shed, along with a snowy field of throwing axe targets and climbing poles serve as home base for the McGill Woodsmen.

More specifically, the cold field is the Woodsmen’s training ground, not the most appealing prospect in the middle of winter. Though this doesn’t seem to be an issue for the university lumberjack team.

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