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Beware of Owl on Mockingbird Extension

On Tuesday, February 10, there were 2 separate incidents involving skiers being attacked by an owl. The owl attacked the skiers with their talons and both people went to Emergency at the Hospital for assessment. One of the skiers was wearing a headlamp and a hat and was attacked within the first [read more...]

Bon Soo Lantern Ski – February 14

The Bon Soo Lantern Ski is Saturday February 14th,  from 6-10pm on the Pinder trail.  There will be goodies and beverages available.  Admission is a Bon Soo Button.  Buttons will be sold at the trail head or in the KinCentre [read more...]

2015 Maple Syrup Stampede – Results

The 17th annual Maple Syrup Stampede took place on Saturday, February 7 on the cross country ski trails in Jocelyn Township on St. Joseph Island. Fresh overnight snowfall and temperatures in the minus 10 range were experienced by classic and skate skiers. As usual, a great pasta lunch was enjoyed [read more...]

Ontario Special Olympics Winter Games

North Bay hosted the Ontario Special Olympics Winter Games on the weekend of January 30/31.  It was a frigid few days of skiing hosted by North Bay Nordic.  Local skiers competed in the events and had good results. Rachelle Barbeau :1st 7.5k, 5k.    2nd 2.5k Rob Lewis 1st 10 k, 7.5k, 5k Jared [read more...]

Maple Syrup Stampede

The Maple Syrup Stampede will take place on the cross country ski trails adjacent to the Jocelyn Township Office on St. Joseph Island on February 7, 2015.  Three events will be hosted, a 2 km classic race, a 7 km classic race and a 14 km skating race. The 2 km classic race will start at 10:30 [read more...]

Cross Country Ski Technique

Skiing with good technique can help make a day on the trails more enjoyable.  XCZone has produced some excellent training materials.  Videos demonstrating classic and skate skiing technique are available from their website and on the xczone YouTube channel. Instructional Videos from xczone [read more...]
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