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January 2016

Maple Syrup Stampede – February 6, 2016 – Registration open

January 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Maple Syrup Stampede will take place on February 6, 2016 at the cross country ski trails adjacent to the Jocelyn Township Office on St. Joseph Island.    The 7km classic race will start at 10:30 am followed by a 2km classic race at 10:35 am.  The 14km skating event will start at 11:15. [read more...]

Snowfest Day 2, Sunday January 25

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

January 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

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...]

Ski Waxing Clinic – January 20

January 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

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...]