Check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date grooming reports. With this changeable weather — pouring rain one day, mounds of snow the next — the trail conditions will vary greatly. Before heading out, refer to our Facebook page. Our groomers post their last grooming times and report on general conditions. You can also checkContinue reading “Grooming updates”
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Moonlighting at Murphys Point
When: Saturday, February 12 6:30pm – 9pm Where to start: Winter Parking Lot Come and enjoy the beautiful trails at Murphys Point under an almostfull moon. Meet some club executive members and fellow skiers andrevel in the beauty of midwinter. Arrive at the main (winter) parking lot any time between 6:30 and 8 pm withContinue reading “Moonlighting at Murphys Point”
The Loppet may be cancelled but the Kilometre Count Distance Challenge is back! Track your mileage on our Distance Challenge page by clicking on the link and filling in the information on our club Google Form. Once a week (or so), we will update the table on the page showing who has skied, where, andContinue reading “Distance Challenge”
Unfortunately, due to the current Omicron driven COVID wave and the resulting restrictions, our annual Loppet has been cancelled for the second year running. A year ago, we certainly didn’t think we would be in this situation again, but here we are. We are optimistic about our chances of holding our classic loppet next year.Continue reading “Loppet Cancelled”
The 2022 Tay Valley Loppet is set for Sunday February 6th at Murphys Point Provincial Park, with a reserve date of February 13th, if snow conditions are not adequate. The format will be a 2.5 or 5 km freestyle “cookie race” at 10:00 am, followed by a classic 10 km or 20 km classic raceContinue reading “Loppet details”
Hiking at Murphys?
If you are hiking the trails at Murphys and find a downed tree across the trail that needs a chainsaw to deal with it, please let our Trail Boss (Phill Brackenbury) know. You can email him at pcbrackenbury at gmail.com. Last night’s wind surely left debris on all the trails. If you come across largeContinue reading “Hiking at Murphys?”
Groomers prep equipment
Our club grooming team spent some time recently getting our grooming equipment ready for the season. Mother Nature delivered some snow this morning but it doesn’t look like it will stick around long enough to help our ski trails. Fingers crossed for some good snow that sticks around!!
Here are a few updates from our club’s recent executive meeting: Trails: A big THANK YOU to all the club volunteers who came out on a rainy Saturday morning. Trailboss Phill reports that the cleanup day on November 13 was verysuccessful. Ten yards of mulch was spread on the rough portions of the LoonLake TrailContinue reading “Club updates”
Here are a few highlights from the AGM: This marks the 39th year in partnership with Murphys Point Provincial Park! Drew and Phill are returning as President and Vice for one more 2-year term with no extensions. They were acclaimed. Last year was a banner year for memberships with 310. The Park expects another busyContinue reading “AGM Summary”
AGM & Trail Clean-up
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the AGM on Monday, November 8th at 7 p.m. The meeting is virtual. If you are a current member or a past member from last year, you will receive an invitation to join. Next on your calendar is the Trail Clean-up which was rescheduled to Saturday, November 13thContinue reading “AGM & Trail Clean-up”