Entries by Jonathan

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 2

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1. After I left the road, my next point was the back country campsite BT 5 which was about 8 km away through the bush. But first I had to follow a faint trail through the trees which led to an […]

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 1

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Under the category of “it seemed like a good idea at the time,” here is what I did on my summer vacation: I had a dream of running the Boreal Trail across Meadow Lake Provincial Park and thought about attempting it in one long […]

2017 STA AGM Fast Approaching

The 2017 STA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for Saturday March 25, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Home Inn & Suites Saskatoon South (253 Willis Crescent, Saskatoon). The event flyer and agenda can be found below. The registration fee is $25 and includes lunch, a program and a business meeting. […]

Bill Shurniak donates $1,000 to the STA

We would like to thank Bill Shurniak for his $1,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Trails Association. In making his donation, Shurniak becomes our first Trail Ranger, a classification of donors who give between $1,000 and $4,999. For more information on ways you can support the STA, click here to visit our Get Involved page.

Deadline for STA Member Grants fast approaching

The STA would like to remind members that the deadline for applications to STA’s Members Grant Program is Dec. 31, 2016. Funding grants of $200 to $500 for maintenance such as updating maps, GPS trails, fixing signs, purchasing maintenance tools, etc., are available through an application process. To learn more, visit our funding page. Also, […]

SaskHiker: 5 Reasons Why Saskatchewan Winter’s Don’t Suck

Jay Brown, the SaskHiker, is an avid outdoorsmen and hiker from Saskatchewan who is continually looking for the next adventure. He runs the website www.saskhiker.com, which he encourages people to use as a guide to their own adventures. Well folks, we got hammered with an early taste of winter. With a 100 year snowfall record being broken in […]

Join the STA at the Saskatchewan Trail Mix

The STA will be hosting the Saskatchewan Trail Mix on October 27, 2016 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. at the Delta Hotel in Regina. The Saskatchewan Trail Mix is an opportunity for trail builders, users, and enthusiasts to meet and discuss common issues, review community needs, develop best practices, and develop new collaborations. The agenda for the […]

Saskatchewan’s section of The Great Trail now connected

Trans Canada Trail (TCT) is thrilled to announce that Saskatchewan’s section of The Great Trail is now connected, province-wide, making it Canada’s fourth province or territory – after Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Yukon – to reach this milestone. This achievement was marked at a public celebration (in collaboration with Wakamow Valley Authority) […]

October Trail of the Month: Wakamow Valley trails

Each month from May to October, the STA is promoting a trail in a different part of the province to encourage people to explore nature and be physically active. For trail enthusiasts, there are plenty of reasons to flock to Wakamow Valley at the heart of the Moose Jaw River. The area is home to […]

Agenda: The Great Trail connection celebration

On October 1, 1-3 p.m., at the NEW Wakamow Valley Suspension Bridge in Moose Jaw, Trans Canada Trail (TCT) — in collaboration with Wakamow Valley Authority — will officially announce that Saskatchewan’s section of The Great Trail is now connected, province-wide. This event will also feature the unveiling of the new Wakamow Valley Suspension Bridge, part of The […]