Current Trail Conditions
March 22, 2017
The season is basically over. There is still lots of snow 'up high' but getting there is a problem. The club groomer has been put away for the year. All the 'lower' trails are VERY rough or have significant bare spots. But with the freezing nights, sledding in the morning is possible thru all the cut blocks - for the adventurous there's still some fun available.
February 4, 2017
Snowing lightly over the last 3 days. About 6" total of new snow. KVR from the store to Trout Main FSR was groomed yesterday. Conditions are excellent.
January 23, 2017
Not much snow since the beginning of January, but at least 2" overnight and during the day at Osprey Lake level - probably more 'up in the hills'.
January 15, 2017
Great conditions on all trails. There was about 4" of fresh snow last week. The KVR from the store to Trout Main was groomed today.
January 1, 2017
Still snowing lightly everyday. There is a solid base at Osprey Lake, and lots of powder up in the hill. The annual Poker Run route has been groomed, taking out some of the pumps left behind. Further grooming of the KVR will take place later today.
December 26, 2016
Lots of activity around the lake - with about 12-18" of snow and great conditions. Another 1-2" of snow fell this morning. Watch out for Trout Main South and the new TeePee to Chain Connector Rd - both have been plowed and should not be used for Snowmobiles. Also, someone in a truck has driven up Lorado from Jellicoe Rd - making a real mess with deep ruts just wider than snowmobile tracks. Trucks and ATVs using the snowmobile trails, in soft snow conditions, ruin it for the snowmobilers and require a lot of grooming to fix. Trails groomed are KVR (store to Trout Main), Lorado, Tunnel (from Lorado to Jellico)
December 18, 2016
A couple of weeks of very low temperatures and another 4" of snow have changed conditions for the better. The lake is now frozen over and sleds are enjoying the flat surface. Grooming of trails will start later this week, ensuring conditions are excellent for the Christmas holiday seaso.
December 6, 2016
Another 2" of snow, cold weather, and the lake is now frozen over. What a difference a few days makes. Sleds have been seen on the KVR and local trails - think the season is now officially started!
Osprey - Christmas Events 2016
Santa and his 5 elves on snow machines , making 14 stops at area homes delivering gifts and candy to 35 excited "believers" and again letting adults see it thru children's eyes.
December 29th was the famous Osprey Snow Golf - 6 crazy holes on the lake - enjoyed by 29 golfers. Winner was a tie, settled with a play-off chipping contest. Ended up with Troy Mitchell beating Ray Quadling by about 6".
The nightly Hay Ride had been a 'full house' event with reservations needed to take part in the fun family ride around the neighbourhood.
The season ended with the 40km Poker Run on some great trails north of Osprey Lake. It was a great ride thru some beautiful areas - highlighted by two fun check points. There were 110 sleds this year.
The day ended with a fantastic 3rd Annual Fireworks Display on Osprey Lake. Around 150 enjoying the great display, with moderate temperatures and a light snow falling.
Special thanks to all those who donated the great prizes and the many volunteers who made it all happen - Rob M, Tom S, Norm Q, Al Q, Duane B, Lisa R, Sean R, Janine R, Lorri L, Len M, Troy M, and Chris M.
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 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.
Minutes of 2015 General Meeting
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