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The 100 Mile House area is a winter recreation hotspot for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

Go with the snow: Mountain, forest or lake, the Cariboo delivers winter adventure

If your dream winter getaway features crisp, white snow sparkling under blue…

  • Nov 17, 2022

 

Ray Hornby, from left, Leo Rankin, and Matt Burkey, were all out helping to clear snowshoe trails during a work bee at Bull Mountain on Oct. 30, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club volunteers prep trails just before arrival of snow

Volunteers were out at Bull Mountain to brush out snowshoe trails and other pre-season prep work

 

Robin Dawes of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club stands in the doorway of the new daylodge at Bull Mountain. (Photo submitted)

Work underway as Williams Lake Cross-Country Ski Club prepares for season

Bull Mountain has been a hive of activity lately with another work bee coming Oct. 30

 

No dogs or go dogs? Trail signs at Bull Mountain Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe area mark areas where pet owners can ski with their dogs and where they have to leave the dog behind. (Tom Schoen photo)

More dog days for Williams Lake’s cross-country skiers at Bull Mountain?

Proposal put forward to increase percentage of trails which allow dogs

  • Mar 16, 2022
No dogs or go dogs? Trail signs at Bull Mountain Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe area mark areas where pet owners can ski with their dogs and where they have to leave the dog behind. (Tom Schoen photo)
Robin Dawes is the head of the ski school program at Bull Mountain as well as the chair of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club itself. She was up at Bull Mountain on Jan. 11 to lead the instruction on the first day of the ski school program for 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - WL Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club awarded funds for lodge

Another grant will go towards daylodge at Bull Mountain

Robin Dawes is the head of the ski school program at Bull Mountain as well as the chair of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club itself. She was up at Bull Mountain on Jan. 11 to lead the instruction on the first day of the ski school program for 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - WL Tribune)
Rick Nelson (left) and Ray Hornby have enjoyed skiing together on the Bull Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails for over a decade. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake friends ski the distance to Vancouver on the local trails

Making tracks at Bull Mountain for over a decade

Rick Nelson (left) and Ray Hornby have enjoyed skiing together on the Bull Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails for over a decade. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kristy Fornwald and her daughter Ana Burkey, 10, get out on the trails at Bull Mountain. “We spend a lot of time up here,” said Fornwald. “It feels like our second home in the winter.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - WL Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club getting into full swing for the season

New lodge, new year and more for Bull Mountain cross country ski trails

Kristy Fornwald and her daughter Ana Burkey, 10, get out on the trails at Bull Mountain. “We spend a lot of time up here,” said Fornwald. “It feels like our second home in the winter.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - WL Tribune)
It was a dog-gone good start to the new year for Kw’us the canine, she got out on the Bull Mountain cross country ski trails on the first weekend of 2022, one of her favourite places to go. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake’s cross country ski trails a dog’s favourite

A great start to 2022 for four-legged fur-bearer

It was a dog-gone good start to the new year for Kw’us the canine, she got out on the Bull Mountain cross country ski trails on the first weekend of 2022, one of her favourite places to go. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)

VIDEO: B.C. man turns snowy golf course into cross country ski track

Brett Renaud lives steps away from the golf course, and spends some of his free time grooming tracks

Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)
(From left) Volunteers Paul Wallin, Mike Franklin and Robin Dawes were some of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club members on hand to help out at the club’s gear swap on Nov. 20. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
 The board members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club were on site for the club’s gear swap at the Anglican Church on Nov. 20. (From left) Lisa Young, Ray Hornby, Robin Dawes, Lisa Seabourne, Mike Franklin and Luc Laprairie. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(From left) Volunteers Paul Wallin, Mike Franklin and Robin Dawes were some of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club members on hand to help out at the club’s gear swap on Nov. 20. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
 The board members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club were on site for the club’s gear swap at the Anglican Church on Nov. 20. (From left) Lisa Young, Ray Hornby, Robin Dawes, Lisa Seabourne, Mike Franklin and Luc Laprairie. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club will receive a $430,000 grant to help build a new lodge at Bull Mountain. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune

Williams Lake club bringing new cross country ski lodge to Bull Mountain

The club has received a $430,000 grant from the ministry of tourism to help build the lodge

The Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club will receive a $430,000 grant to help build a new lodge at Bull Mountain. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune
Many members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club (pictured) have teamed up with the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society to host a free ski in celebration of World Water Day. (Patrick Davies photo - Black Press Media)

Conservation society, cross country ski club, celebrate World Water Day with free ski March 6

The free ski will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 6 at Bull Mountain

  • Mar 5, 2021
Many members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club (pictured) have teamed up with the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society to host a free ski in celebration of World Water Day. (Patrick Davies photo - Black Press Media)
Robin Dawes. (Lisa Young photo)

OUR HOMETOWN: Outdoor enthusiast Robin Dawes finds stride with ski club

“I marched on down to the library and bought a membership, and have been skiing since then,” she said.

Robin Dawes. (Lisa Young photo)
Many members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club, not all of which are pictured here, volunteered their time to make the Bull Mountain family fun day happen in 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club gearing up for busy season ahead

Work from volunteers has gone into creating signage and creating a COVID-19 protocol and safety plan

Many members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club, not all of which are pictured here, volunteered their time to make the Bull Mountain family fun day happen in 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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