Entries by Nicole Williams

Common Q&As

Common Q&As As the provincial trail association in the province, we receive plenty of questions from the community. So we decided to take all of the most commonly-asked questions and make them into a blog! Hopefully these common questions can help others to find what they are looking for and save more time to spend […]

2020 Member Trail Grant Recipients

2020 Member Trail Grant Recipients The STA is pleased to announce the recipients of our Member Trail Grant Program. We will be providing $1000 grants to the Foam Lake & District Leisure Services Board and the Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Ski Club. The Foam Lake project involves a group of dedicated volunteers called Team Nature Trails […]

Get Out and Experience Wintertime Trails

Get Out and Explore Wintertime Trails Yes, we all know Saskatchewan’s winters can be chilling and we’d rather stay indoors, but that’s no reason to pack up and hibernate until the next year. Hiking season on the trails is not over as soon as the snow falls. Give winter hiking a try and push yourself […]

Qu’Appelle River Run

By Russ Hodgins Please note that before you venture out on the ice, make sure it is safe! Many years ago, we did a canoe trip from Craven to Pasqua Lake and learned firsthand how this river brings a whole new meaning to the word “meander”. A mile as the crow flies can translate into […]

Tips to Staying Warm on Winter Trails

Hitting the trails throughout winter can be a lot of fun. There are new activities like snowshoeing, it can be more peaceful, and you can even burn more calories while building more muscle. The downside of the trails being covered in snow is obviously the low temperatures. Here are a handful of tips to keep […]

Klinger’s Trail

Friends and family of Kleon Swahn (aka Klinger) have rallied together to incorporate a walking trail in his memory. Kleon was born and raised in Rose Valley and spent a lot of his childhood years at Marean Lake. He married Jamie Schweitzer from Archerwill and had two children, Braden and Kiana. He worked his dream […]

Fat Biking in Saskatchewan

Fatbikes, also known as Fatties or fat tire bikes, are a fun and exciting activity that allows cyclists more freedom from their traditional bicycle. Although fatbiking is currently growing in popularity, it isn’t new. With all of the possible new adventures that fatbiking can bring, here are the basics that you need to know about […]

Churchill River Water Legacy Trail Project

Churchill River Water Legacy Trail Project We’re raising funds to construct new composting toilets along the Churchill River and in the north with the STA raffle. Don’t miss out on the chance to get your hands on some great prizes and support a great cause! Raffle tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25. […]

State of Saskatchewan Trails

STATE OF SASKATCHEWAN TRAILS During the last few years, the Saskatchewan Trails Association has made considerable efforts to improve the trail network in the province and further the engagement with new and current lovers of the trails. But what we were lacking was the understanding of trail issues within the province and the necessary tools […]