Thursday, May 14, 2020

New benches at Wardner Trail Viewpoint

Two new benches were recently installed at the Wardner Trail Viewpoint…..check them out! One is donated by Val Koenig and one is a sponsored bench. COVID spacing between the benches. ENJOY!



New trail signage

Hi Everyone and hope you are out enjoying our Kaslo trails (respecting COVID spacing and appropriate protocols).

If you have been walking the trails recently, you will no doubt have noticed new signage along the routes. KORTS is implementing the Kaslo Trail Alliance Signage Plan that was developed as part of a 2018 BC Rural Dividend grant trail planning contract with Marie-Ange Fournier-Beck (see attached document). The idea is to provide Kaslo trail signage that is uniform across all local trails and that is similar to other trail systems across British Columbia.

Sign infrastructure was purchased last summer as part of several grants: RDCK CIP/AAP, Columbia Basin Trust Trail Enhancement , and Kaslo Municipal grants. We were unable to install the signs at that time, so that is happening this spring thanks to Steve Doucet's efforts.

Happy Trails

Stu

New benches at Wardner Trail Viewpoint

Two new benches were recently installed at the Wardner Trail Viewpoint…..check them out! One is donated by Val Koenig and one is a sponsored bench. COVID spacing between the benches. ENJOY!



New trail signage

Hi Everyone and hope you are out enjoying our Kaslo trails (respecting COVID spacing and appropriate protocols).

If you have been walking the trails recently, you will no doubt have noticed new signage along the routes. KORTS is implementing the Kaslo Trail Alliance Signage Plan that was developed as part of a 2018 BC Rural Dividend grant trail planning contract with Marie-Ange Fournier-Beck (see attached document). The idea is to provide Kaslo trail signage that is uniform across all local trails and that is similar to other trail systems across British Columbia.

Sign infrastructure was purchased last summer as part of several grants: RDCK CIP/AAP, Columbia Basin Trust Trail Enhancement , and Kaslo Municipal grants. We were unable to install the signs at that time, so that is happening this spring thanks to Steve Doucet's efforts.

Happy Trails

Stu

Thursday, March 26, 2020

KORTS 2020 AGM

The KORTS AGM which would usually have been scheduled for mid-April is postponed until further notice.

Stu

KORTS 2020 AGM

The KORTS AGM which would usually have been scheduled for mid-April is postponed until further notice.

Stu

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Nordic Condition

So, as of this morning, the XC trails have been scratched up to get rid of lumps and stuff.  The track isn't very deep but there is a nice run up to the Bucky cabin for anyone interested.  Expect slippery conditions in the morning and softer conditions in the afternoon.  Snow was actually quite nice and soft on Tuesday afternoon and wasn't sticky on my skis at all.  Also easy to maintain social distancing.

Dave

Nordic Condition

So, as of this morning, the XC trails have been scratched up to get rid of lumps and stuff.  The track isn't very deep but there is a nice run up to the Bucky cabin for anyone interested.  Expect slippery conditions in the morning and softer conditions in the afternoon.  Snow was actually quite nice and soft on Tuesday afternoon and wasn't sticky on my skis at all.  Also easy to maintain social distancing.

Dave

Saturday, February 29, 2020

KORTS Nordic Ski Club fund raising campaign


Hello everyone, we're blessed with great weather and beautiful snow these days and KORTS volunteers have been busy grooming cross-country ski trails and organizing and delivering activities and training programs to get more young of all ages on the trails (and off their electronic devices).

Last year, because of your generosity, we were able to participate in a fundraising campaign with Cross-Country BC that allowed us to buy more skis for our youth program. This funding opportunity is back again this year but this time we want to fund raise to purchase a new grooming machine to replace our aging one and to use for trail maintenance in the summer. 

How it works: the more we raise on our own, the more matching we get from Cross-Country BC (up to a max). So throw in a $5, $25, $100 or more and help us reach our fundraising goal. Tax receipts are available. 
Go to https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/cross-country-ski-de-fond-canada/p2p/the-100-campaign/page/kaslo-nordic-ski-club-help-us-replace-our-aging-trail-groomer/ to donate, or put a donation into the slot/box at the Moose Meadow Warm-Up hut at the Kaslo Nordic Ski Trail.

Thank you!






Stu Heard, Secretary








KORTS Nordic Ski Club fund raising campaign


Hello everyone, we're blessed with great weather and beautiful snow these days and KORTS volunteers have been busy grooming cross-country ski trails and organizing and delivering activities and training programs to get more young of all ages on the trails (and off their electronic devices).

Last year, because of your generosity, we were able to participate in a fundraising campaign with Cross-Country BC that allowed us to buy more skis for our youth program. This funding opportunity is back again this year but this time we want to fund raise to purchase a new grooming machine to replace our aging one and to use for trail maintenance in the summer. 

How it works: the more we raise on our own, the more matching we get from Cross-Country BC (up to a max). So throw in a $5, $25, $100 or more and help us reach our fundraising goal. Tax receipts are available. 
Go to https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/cross-country-ski-de-fond-canada/p2p/the-100-campaign/page/kaslo-nordic-ski-club-help-us-replace-our-aging-trail-groomer/ to donate, or put a donation into the slot/box at the Moose Meadow Warm-Up hut at the Kaslo Nordic Ski Trail.

Thank you!






Stu Heard, Secretary