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Maple Syrup Stampede – Results

The Maple Syrup Stampede took place on February 6 on the trails in Jocelyn Township Office on St. Joseph Island.  A light snowfall the night before the races and temperatures in the -2 to -4 range resulted in great skiing conditions. Maple Syrup Stampede – 2 km Classic Maple Syrup Stampede [read more...]

Bon Soo Lantern Ski – February 13

The Bon Soo Lantern Ski will take place on Saturday February 13 from 6-10pm.   Ski the 4 km Pinder trail lit by lanterns.  Warm up afterwards with chili/soup, hot chocolate, and treats in the Kincentre.  Admission is by Bon Soo button $7 – available at Kincentre or on February 13th at [read more...]

Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest

Sauce Headwear and Cross Country Canada are looking for next year’s best Jackrabbit toque design to be worn by 11 thousand children across the country.  We need our Bunnyrabbits and Jackrabbits to get their markers out and start drawing. Download the form below… Jackrabbit Toque Design [read more...]

Snowfest Day 2, Sunday January 25

Skiers and fat tire cyclists experienced ideal weather and snow conditions for the Snowfest Loppet. Participants and families enjoyed a great pancake breakfast in the Conservation Authority Sugar Shack. Link to downloadable photos Cyclists ready to start the fat bike event. Link to downloadable [read more...]

Snowfest – Time Trial Results and Photos – Day 1

More than 150 skiers participated in the time trials held at Hiawatha Highlands on Saturday morning.  Skiers raced a variety of distances and competed in freestyle and classic technique events.  A scrabble fun snow event was held as well as a fat bike event.  A Soo Finnish Ski Museum and café [read more...]

Pinder Trail Closure Notice – January 24 – 6am to 2pm

THE PINDER TRAIL SYSTEM (INCLUDING ALL EXTENSIONS AND SNOESHOE TRAILS) WILL BE CLOSED SUNDA Y, JANUARY 24, 2016 FROM 6AM TO 2PM for the Hiawatha Snowfest Loppet THE 2KM, CRYSTAL AND RED PINE SYSTEMS WILL BE OPEN DURING THE EVENT. If you love the Pinder Trails, then sign up for the LOPPET,  and [read more...]

Hiawatha Snowfest Loppet – January 24, 2016

The Hiawatha Snowfest Loppet will take place on Sunday, January 24, starting at 10am.  This fun event will take place on the Pinder system trails and will start and finish at the Conservation Authority Sugar Shack. WHAT IS A LOPPET? This loppet is a not a race! Its for FUN! There will be bibs, but [read more...]

Trails in good shape

Fresh snow and cooler temperatures have finally arrived in the Soo area.  The Pinder system trails and the 2km Kinsmen loop were groomed this morning, January 10, and skiers experienced some of the best skiing conditions so far this winter.  The weather forecast for the remainder of the week [read more...]

Ski Waxing Clinic – January 20

Please join us for a beginner-intermediate ski waxing clinic on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 6:30-9:00pm at the Soo Finnish Clubhouse. Learn how to wax your own skis. Tools and a wide range of waxes will be provided. Please bring one pair of skis. 8 people maximum. Contact Peter Uhlig [read more...]
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