Entries by Jonathan

Fat Biking trail takes off thanks to STA support

Photo courtesy of Frank Collins of Danger Dynamite Multimedia Earlier this year, the Fatlanders Fat Tire Brigade received a $1,000 Member Grant from the STA to support their Winter Fat Bike Groomed Trail Network called the St. Barbe Winter Trail Network. A fat bike is an off-road bicycle with oversized tires, typically 3.8 in (97 […]

TCT offers funding for signage projects

Through Trans Canada Trail’s The Great Trail Signage improvement program for 2019-2020, groups that are part of the Great Trail network have an opportunity to receive wayfinding signage and financial contribution for eligible signage projects, Trailheads and interpretive signs. The priority of Trans Canada Trail is to ensure that the Trail is uniformly and adequately […]

STA releases 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

The STA’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan will allow us to focus our efforts to fulfill our mission and achieve our vision. We have developed four strategic priorities: 1. Continue to be an effective and well-governed board. 2. To be a resource for accurate trail location and operational information accessible to the public and the membership. 3. […]

Travel back in time through these Sask historical tours

There are trail outings in Saskatchewan that allow residents to take a walk back in time. Numerous towns and villages have developed walking tours that highlight some of the historically significant features of their neighbourhood. On these walking tours, you’re likely to encounter historic churches, rustic barns or old railway lines that once played a […]

STA helps trail group improve snowmobile trails

Earlier this year, the Timber Trails Sno Riders Snowmobile Club was one of the groups to receive funding through the STA Member Grant program. The community service club is dedicated to maintaining and upgrading the snowmobile trail system in the Big River area. The STA gave Timber Trails $500 toward the upkeep of their trail in Big River. […]

Put your best foot forward on the trails

What’s the most important piece of hiking gear that you own? Is it your pack, your tent, or your trekking poles? Likely, it’s your footwear. As you travel through the wilderness, keeping your feet healthy, happy and supported is incredibly important. No one wants to suffer through an outdoor adventure with blisters, crushed toes, sore […]

Gear up for a great trail experience

Packing for the climate, weather conditions, and topography is essential. In this post, we’ll review some items that you won’t want to forget on your travels. It’s better to have them and not use them (in many cases) than to need them and not have them! One exception to this rule is the temptation to […]

Chloe Hunchak wins Trail Story Contest

Congratulations to Chloe Hunchak for winning our Trail Story Contest. She is the winner of a free STA t-shirt. Her entry can be seen below. Keep exploring trails and sharing your stories with us! Submitted by Chloe Hunchak insta:@jerk_perogy It was my idea. I basically forced them all to do it. I said, “Come on […]

STA Photo Contest wraps up

Congratulations to Mitch Serbu for winning the STA Photo Contest. This winning shot was taken at the Beechy Sandcastles along Lake Diefenbaker. Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. There were some great photos to choose from!