Category: Articles

Membership Updates 21-22

First and foremost, congratulations to the two winners of our Grand Prize membership give away: Wade Fiala and Sheldon Chasky! They’re each taking home a $500 Federated Co-op gift card!This past season the SSA launched a new membership database that assisted with the growth of our membership!  We sold over eight hundred family/individual memberships and would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone that purchased this season!The membership fee remained the same at $25.00 and...

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PWOS Farewell

 At the 2021 AGM for Prairie Women on Snowmobiles, an extensive discussion was held about the future of the organization. Since 2014 it has become harder to fill the rider positions, as well as the positions for the executive. In 2016 the length of the ride was shortened hoping that would help and in 2018 the number of riders required was also lowered. All of these adjustments did not help our situation.As a result, a resolution was made to dissolve Prairie Women on Snowmobiles. It was voted...

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Club Article: Festival Postponed

The Nipawin snowmobile club, Twin Lakes Trail Blazers made the difficult decision to postpone the Provincial Saskatchewan Snowmobile Festival until 2023 due to the current Covid 19 environment. Although this year we had put a cap on registrations at 250 to try and keep everyone as safe as possible, the event has the potential to bring over 300 sledders to Nipawin. The economic benefit to our region, through accommodation, gas and food is substantial. The decision to postpone was difficult as...

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RCMP Patrolling the Trails

Patrolling the Trails One of the most common complaints heard from clubs is why we don’t see more police on the trails. This has been going on for many years with little change. Inquiries have been made, meetings have been held, but yet we seldom see police of any kind on the trail. The current SSA board has been working on this for many years and have finally seen some progress in 2021 which will result in more police patrolling our...

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John Popoff

50 years of volunteer service John Popoff retired in March 2004 after a 40 year career with John Deere. John and his family have resided in Saskatoon since 1971, he is married to Mae and they have 2 children, a daughter Lori (Jon) Wacker, living in North Carolina and a son Jeff (Naureen), living in...

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Trespass Laws

Trespass Laws (2022) As I’m sure everyone is aware, trespass laws took effect on January 1st, 2022, that will impact snowmobiling in our province. Read on to learn more about these laws, how they affect The Snowmobile Act, and discover a new digital solution to landowner permission management in...

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Mobile App Update 21-22

After a bit of a bumpy start, the Sask Snow trail map app should now be up and running as intended! We apologize to anyone who ran into the early season glitches, hiccups, and error messages. Much like grooming, that first pass can be a little rough. To those of you who may still be facing issues, we recommend you uninstall the app and then reinstall it fresh to ensure you have the latest version, complete with all the shiny new fixes! And remember, you may just need to turn the Trail/POI...

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Club Article: Festival 2022

From the Twin Lakes Trail Blazers We are super exited to be the host club for the Provincial festival during the 50th Anniversary of the SSA. The festival will be held in Nipawin on February 25th and 26th, 2022.For the event we have chosen to go with a Canadian Vintage theme.  We encourage you to dig out your plaid shirts for our Friday night pub night, featuring...

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A blast from the past

Blast from the past SSA 50th Anniversary Reminisce rallies, summon up snow shows of yesteryear, and pore over our past with a deep dive into the Sask Snow archives. Read the 1982...

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