Osprey Snowheelers

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Current Trail Conditions

September 25, 2018

It's still been warm during the days, but freezing conditions overnight clearly indicate fall is here, with the winter snow not far away.

 

With our new tow-behind groomer, we should be able to keep the main trails nice and smooth this year. 

Osprey - Christmas Events 2017

This year's Santa Run was a great success, with 30 children still believing after Santa and his elves finished their 14 stops in the community.  Thanks for Ruth and Suzie for organizing, buying, and wrapping all the gifts and candy bags.  And to Santa Dave, drivers Peter and Rob, and elves Lisa, Barb, Cathy, and Karlie. 

There was 26 golfers trying out this year's Snow Golf course of six holes on Osprey Lake.  Winner, with 12 under par, was Blake Allenby.

The Poker Run had 69 sleds take advantage of a great 40km course covered in 12" of new snow.  Wow.  What a day.  Winner was Sean Reid with a flush, and second place to Fran Strvys with four queens.-
  Thanks to everyone who helped setting it up, manning the registration desk, and donating prize

The nightly Hay Wagon rides were a great success with over $1,000 collected in donations for the Princeton Food Bank.  Thanks to Rob for setting everything up and driving around each evening.


This year's New Year's Eve Fireworks were fantastic.  There were around 120 people on the ice watching, plus about 50 on the KVR and many more in the nearby houses.   Special thanks to Al and Duane for organizing, getting the permit, purchasing and setting off the display.  Unfortunately collections this year were around $400 less than usual - next year's display will need to be either canceled or significantly cut back, if further donations are not received.  If you forgot or didn't have cash with you, donations are still being accepted by Alan, Rob, Norm, or Maggie. 

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General Info

The Osprey Lake area has an excellent, extensive network of maintained trails around Osprey, Link and Chain Lakes.  The network stretches north to Elkart Lodge and south to Stemwinder, west to Tulameen, and east to Summerland. Most trails can be enjoyed in the winter on snowmobiles and in the summer on ORV/ATV's.  Most of these trails are multi-use - for motorized vehicles, horses, walkers, and bicycles.  

We encourage responsible use of these areas - keep noise and dust down around others - especially other users of the KVR.

Snowmobile Club Membership includes the option of purchasing discounted liability insurance.

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