Updated - Saturday Oct. 18th 8:00 a.m.
Sunshine, but cooler today and throughout the weekend. Temperatures warm up again at the beginning of next week and throughout the week.
The first signage day of the season is today, Saturday October 18th. Please help by volunteering. Everyone is welcome to participate in this half-day event by meeting at the Clubhouse on Old Garden River road at 9:30 a.m.
As the 2015 Snowmobile Season is approaching, I would like to say hello to all our existing and new members.
Permits are now on sale online as of Oct 1st. Please make sure that when you apply to select District 13 and the club where you plan on riding this season.
We are a Not-for-Profit Volunteer organization. Without the help of all our volunteers, contractors and land owners, we would not be able to operate and provide groomed trails.
The Club Directors and Volunteers have been very busy getting prepared for this season, any help would be appreciated.
We hope to see you at our next general meeting. Please check this website for dates and don’t forget to pass the word along to your friends.
John Breckenridge - Ride Legal, Ride Safe & Enjoy our Trails
2015 Season permits are now on sale via the OFSC website. Cost is $180 (+ $.7.50 Processing Fee) until November 1st. Price goes up
after November 1st to $210 (+ $7.50 Processing Fee). Please click on the image at the top of this page to purchase.
Trailblazette Newsletter - Oct 2014
For your enjoyable reading pleasure, the first edition of the Trailblazette for 2015 is now available for download from this website and is located in the News and Info section. A huge thank you to Shawn Greenwood for taking the lead in preparing another great edition of the newsletter. Readers always look forward to the Trailblazette. Very much appreciated Shawn.
Roxy's Lakeside Grill - Haviland
Once the trails are open, Roxy's is offering 10% off any meal to snowmobilers. Roxy's is also offering their parking lot this winter as a Staging area for those who wish to launch from Haviland. Fuel is also available 2 doors over from Roxy's.
Shuttle Service - Catalina Motel
Catalina Motel, in Sault Ste. Marie, is once again offering snowmobile train tour packages and shuttle service to and from the staging area. Catalina Motel also provides International Sled Shuttle service into and out of United States via International Bridge.
Good News! Searchmont now has a store. No fuel at this time though.
Black Creek Outfitters
Black Creek Outiftters, located in the Aubrey Falls area, will be ready for another winter of snowmobiling. They will offer light lunches, fuel, accomodations and December specials on cabin rentals. Black Creek Outfitters will also be grooming the OFSC trails in their region. For more information visit www.blackcreekoutfitters.ca or call 705 841-2555.
2nd Meeting of Season - Wed. Oct 29th
The Club will be hosting the 2nd general meeting of the season on Wednesday October 29th at 7 p.m at Gino's Family Restaurant. Everyone is welcome and is open
to the general public.
Please call the Clubhouse at 705 759-0023 to get your name on the list for Driver Training, leave a message if you are not able to reach the staff. Our first training course date will be announced this fall.
Fuel Availability - October 2014
Fuel is available in Goulais, Haviland, Black Creek, Airport Road, Sault Ste. Marie, Echo Bay and Bruce Mines. There is no fuel available in Heyden or Searchmont at this time. Please plan your trips with fuel availability in-mind.
Goulais to Searchmont is 36 kms (22.5 miles). Searchmont to Black Creek Outfitters is 150 kms (94 miles), Therefore, Goulais to Black Creek Outfitters is 186 kms (116.5 miles), Please plan your trips with fuel supply and availability in-mind.
Join the Club
Are you interesting in joining the club.
The fee is $10 per year per family. Please email us: email@example.com or come out to the next meeting on Wed. Oct 29th at Gino's Family Restaurant at 7 pm.