As more and more people head to Murphy’s Point to enjoy some time in the outdoors, we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of winter trail etiquette. Ontario Parks has published an article on their blog. Here is a link to that article. We have also added an Etiquette page toContinue reading “Trail etiquette”
The club can confirm that the Province of Ontario Stay-at-home order in effect as of today, Thursday, January 14th, does not prevent people from skiing or snowshoeing at Murphy’s Point Provincial Park. Individual skiing and small groups of 5 or less can continue as before. However, our lessons, including Jackrabbits, are postponed until further notice.Continue reading “Stay-at-Home Order Impact Update”
The kid’s ski lesson program, known as Jackrabbits (a reference to Jackrabbit Johannsen), is now closed to registration. We have reached our maximum number of participants. This is great news and a reflection of the huge increase in participation in outdoor activities due to the COVID stir-craziness. Club membership has increased substantially over past years.Continue reading “Jackrabbit registration closed”
If you are like us, you are champing at the bit to put skis on snow! We need to get outside more than ever but Mother Nature is not playing along. In anticipation of the ski season, we have devised a challenge for you. We call it the Kilometre Count. We want you to trackContinue reading “Distance Challenge”
As soon as conditions allow, cross-country skiing can begin. The Province of Ontario’s latest COVID-19 restrictions do not affect cross-country skiing operations or clubs. As long as other protective measures are followed, skiers can enjoy the great outdoors and escape the reality of the pandemic lockdown for a while. Please refer to the Club’s COVIDContinue reading “Skiing Permitted”
The grooming team met on Saturday morning to drive the ATV used to pull the grooming equipment. Everything is set…just need that snow!
The white fluffy stuff is falling and recently the club grooming team met to review procedures, prepare the equipment, go over safety regulations, and learn new COVID related procedures. Let it snow!!
Here is a screen grab of last night’s AGM participants. Thanks to those who attended virtually. Now…time for snow!
On October 24th, an energetic crew met at the entrance of Murphy’s Point Provincial Park for the annual fall trail clean-up. There are always lots of branches down that need to be removed and bush to push back and snow fencing to put up. The grooming crew also took to the trails to have aContinue reading “Latest news”
The membership portal is live for the 2020-2021 season. If I look out my window, that’s not a moment too soon! A light dusting of snow is covering the ground, the trails were cleared on Saturday, and the Annual General Meeting is this coming Monday. Time to get a membership! Go to the Membership pageContinue reading “Membership time!”