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Good turn out for first wax clinic

December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Wax Clinic December 17th It was a full house this past Wednesday for the year’s first ski waxing clinic. 8 participants learned classic and skate waxing techniques while they prepared their own skis for the season. A Big thank you to Algoma Bicycle Company for sponsoring the event and [read more...]

Trails back in good shape

December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

After five days with temperatures above freezing and more than 20 mm of rain, the ski trails were in rough shape.   The return to lower temperatures and recent snowfall made it possible for Hiawatha Highlands staff to get the trail grooming equipment out and bring the trails back to good [read more...]

Maple Syrup Stampede

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

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.  An awards ceremony will take place at the [read more...]

Pasta Dinner and Silent Auction

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

January 24th at the Moose Lodge 5-7pm $16 per person / $8 (5-10 years old) / FREE (under 5 years) Tickets online and at Hiawatha Highlands Silent Auction donations may be dropped at Hiawatha [read more...]

Youth Programs 2014/2015 Season

December 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Bunnyrabbits, Jackrabbits and Track Attack programs will be starting soon.   In order for your child to enjoy each ski outing, she/he must be dressed comfortably, warmly and be fitted with the proper equipment. Clothing Requirements – Please dress your child appropriately. Keep in mind [read more...]

November snowfall

November 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cooler than normal temperatures over the last few weeks and westerly winds have resulted in perfect conditions for lake effect snow in the Sault Ste. Marie area.  As of November 21, Environment Canada reports that Sault Ste. Marie has recorded more than 161cm of snowfall during the month of [read more...]

Beginner-Intermediate Ski Waxing Clinic – now full

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

The beginner-intermediate ski waxing clinic to be held on Wednesday, December 17th is now full. All tools and materials will be provided.  Everything will be hands-on learning by doing your own skis. Bring one pair of your own skis, skate or classic. 8 people maximum. Location –  Soo [read more...]

Early Snow

November 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Soo and area has been hit with some early lake effect snow.  Enough snow has fallen to enable Hiawatha Highlands staff to carry out some trail grooming.  Ski conditions on the 2km Kinsmen Loop were excellent Friday morning for both classic and skating technique.  The weather forecast for the [read more...]

Ski Swap

September 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

The annual cross country ski equipment swap will take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10 am to 3 pm.  The ski swap will be held at Westminster Church Memorial Hall , 134 Brock St.  New and used cross country ski equipment and clothing will be on sale. If you plan to sell equipment, [read more...]
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