In the snowy winterime ski touring is very popular in the areal arround the quest-house, which includes morning exercising near the isles, as well as local skiing competitions. It is possible to hire the equipment (the size ranging from 35 to 46). For downhill skiers there is the LIDO hill, Briežu hill (8 km), the hill of Gaiziņš (21 km) and Bākūzis (15 km) nearby.