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New Lights for our Ski Trails!

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Government of Canada is investing $22,374 to help the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club, in partnership with the Kinsmen Club of Sault Ste. Marie and the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority, replace existing lighting and install additional new lighting on the two-kilometre Kinsmen ski [read more...]

Great early winter ski conditions at Hiawatha

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The recent snowfall has enabled trail groomers to roll and pack many of the trails at Hiawatha Highlands.  Ski conditions were pretty good on Monday, December 12 on the Pinder Trail system and the 2km Kinsmen loop.  The trails were rolled and track set and skating and classic skiing [read more...]

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

January 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

January 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

January 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

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...]

Hiawatha Highlands – Groomer Position

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hiawatha Highlands currently has 2 full time groomers but would like to add a part-time groomer to the team this winter.  If you are looking for a few hours a week and have some experience please apply to info@hiawathahighlands.com  Job Description Position is part time and dependent on snow fall [read more...]

Beware of Owl on Mockingbird Extension

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]
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