Richard Brousseau and Kim Fournier have topped the charts! Richard skied 992kms this season to claim the top spot on our Kilometre Challenge. Second place and Top Female goes to Kim Fournier who skied a remarkable 773kms! CONGRATULATIONS! Watch this space for photos of the two champs holding their club trophies.
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Murphys now closed
That’s it for Murphys Point Provincial Park for the 2022-2023 winter season. The park is now officially closed. Skiers can ski at their own risk until the trails are impassable and the gates can be closed (they’re snowed in). The park website indicates that trails are closed. No trail conditions will be listed. Please noteContinue reading “Murphys now closed”
For the latest trail conditions at Murphys Point, you can consult the ski club’s Facebook page. Our groomers update the conditions and let skiers know if they have groomed. You can also check out the Ontario Parks Snow Report page for any of the parks that are open for snow sports. The constant temperature swingsContinue reading “Trail conditions”
Trails are good!
Despite the yo-yo temperature swings our groomers have kept the trails in great shape. Go out and enjoy them while you can!
Sadly, with the rain and freezing rain, followed by a quick freeze, we do not feel that we can get the access routes and race trails safe for Saturday morning. Therefore, the Tay Valley Loppet is CANCELLED for 2023. A number of the event organizers skied last night and the trails were incredibly fast andContinue reading “Loppet CANCELLED”
Just a reminder that the TVCCSC Loppet will be held on February 11th 2023 and we are looking for volunteers. Email us at email@example.com. As well, Renfrew County is hosting the Ontario Winter Games in communities throughout the Valley over the course of two weekends in February (Feb 2-5 and Feb 9-12). Here is aContinue reading “Volunteers needed”
Register NOW for 2023 Loppet
Registration is now open for the 2023 Tay Valley Loppet. Go to our online registration page at Zone 4 to sign up. Check out our Loppet page for all the information you will need.
Do the “Ski Bus Shuffle”!
Lower your carbon footprint, enjoy a stress-free commute to the park, and meet other skiers by doing the “Ski Bus Shuffle Shuttle”. The free shuttle bus ferrying skiers from Perth to Murphys Point Provincial Park will run again this Saturday, January 21st. There are several pick up locations in town. Check out our Shuttle pageContinue reading “Do the “Ski Bus Shuffle”!”
First shuttle a success!
Thanks to the recent snowfall, this Saturday marked a return to skiing at Murphys Point! It also marked the first free shuttle bus from Perth to the Provincial Park. The Lanark Transportation shuttle bus picked up at 3 locations in Perth and delivered enthusiastic skiers to Murphys Point for an afternoon of skiing in brilliant sunshine andContinue reading “First shuttle a success!”
Ski Shuttle Cancelled this weekend
The free ski shuttle scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled for this weekend (7 January). Obviously, the lack of snow and the warm, wet weather means that trails are not skiable. The shuttle is scheduled for next Saturday. For all the details, click HERE.